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Did You Know?

During the fall 2017 semester, the daily "Did You Know" messages were sent to CMU faculty and staff leading up to the November 2017 visit between September 11 and November 3.  "Did You Know" messages were also sent to all CMU students.

Click on the links below or on the Students' "Did You Know" page to learn more about CMU's Assurance Review by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

 

Faculty and Staff -- 40 Days and Counting: HLC Site Visit, November 6-7, 2017

 

Day 1: Did you know that at least 100 individuals across the University have contributed to the preparation of the Assurance Argument, Federal Compliance Report, Multi-campus Report, and site visit?  --  November 3, 2017

 

Day 2Did you know that next week's HLC visiting team visit schedule includes open sessions for faculty, staff and students?  --  November 2, 2017

 

Day 3:  Did you know how CMU prioritizes resource allocations?  --  November 1, 2017 

 

Day 4:  Did you know how CMU's governance and administrative structures enable the institution to fulfill its mission? -- October 31, 2017

 

Day 5:  Did you know what CMU has retention and graduation rate goals?  -- October 30, 2017

 

Day 6:  Did you know why the processes to assess student learning are valuable and lead to  improvements to academic programs and courses?  -- October 27, 2017

 

Day 7:  Did you know that, in addition to faculty efforts to improve student learning through assessment, those activities are related to operations evaluation, planning, and budgeting? -- October 26, 2017

 Day 8:  Did you know how CMU plans for the future? -- October 25, 2017

 

Day 9:  Did you know how CMU plans in a systematic and integrated manner?-- October 24, 2017

 

Day 10:  Did you know how CMU's governance and administrative structures enable the institution to fulfill its mission? -- October 23, 2017

 

Day 11:   Did you know about staff members' qualifications and support for their professional development? -- October 20, 2017

 

Day 12:  Did you know about the fiscal, physical, and technology resources that support CMU's operations? -- October 19, 2017

 

Day 13:  Did you know that CMU has retention and graduation rate goals? -- October 18, 2017

 

Day 14Did you know how CMU has demonstrated commitment to operating with integrity in its various functions? -- October 17, 2017

 

Day 15:  Did you know that the on-going implementation of CMU assessment activities reflects good practices? -- October 16, 2017

 

Day 16Did you know about processes related to the assessment of student learning in Essential Learning courses? --  October 13, 2017

 

Day 17:   Did you know about processes related to the assessment of student learning in academic programs? -- October 12, 2017

 

Day 18:  Did you know that CMU’s Assessment framework is structured around six campus-wide student learning outcomes that vary by degree level? -- October 11, 2017

 

Day 19:   Did you know that institutions are required to conduct program reviews and CMU has integrated the assessment of student learning into the program review process? -- October 10, 2017

 

Day 20:   Did you know about the University’s co-curricular opportunities? -- October 9, 2017

 

Day 21:  Did you know about the resources available for effective teaching and learning? -- October 6, 2017

 

Day 22:  Did you know faculty members keep current in their disciplines through professional development and are available for student inquiry? -- October 5, 2017

 

Day 23:  Did you know about CMU/WCCC faculty members’ instructional and non-instructional responsibilities, and that they meet expected qualifications? -- October 4, 2017

 

Day 24:  Did you know that CMU must document how it delivers courses and programs that are of consistent quality and learning outcomes, regardless of where instruction is offered or how it is delivered? -- October 3, 2017

 

Day 25Did you know about indicators of the currency of CMU's courses and programs? -- October 2, 2017

 

Day 26:  Did you know that, in addition to maintaining accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission since 1957, 13 of the institution's programs meet standards set by a national agency to receive specialized accreditation? -- September 29, 2017

 

Day 27Did you know how CMU differentiates its two divisions? -- September 28, 2017

 

Day 28Did you know how CMU has demonstrated commitment to operating with integrity in its various functions? -- September 27, 2017

 

Day 29Did you know about some examples of how CMU fulfills its obligation as a public good? -- September 26, 2017

 

Day 30Did you know that CMU has become a more diverse institution? -- September 25, 2017

 

Day 31:  Did you know how CMU has addressed its role in a multicultural society? -- September 22, 2017

 

Day 32Did you know that CMU's mission documents explain the institution’s emphases? -- September 21, 2017

 

Day 33:  Did you know that CMU is expected to meet the Higher Learning Commission's (HLC) Assumed Practices in addition to documenting how it meets the Criteria for Accreditation?  -- September 20, 2017

 

Day 34Did you know that CMU is a member of NC-SARA? -- September 19, 2017

 

Day 35:   Did you know that CMU has two documents that define its role within Colorado public higher education and guide what levels and range of programs it offers, who it serves, where it invests its resources, and what are its general priorities? -- September 18, 2017

 

Day 36Did you know that CMU is one of 1,330 degree-granting colleges and universities accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)? -- September 15, 2017

 

Day 37Did you know that Third Party Comment is a part of the comprehensive evaluation process? -- September 14, 2017

 

Day 38Did you know the importance of CMU's accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission?  -- September 13, 2017

 

Day 39:  Did you know that Colorado Mesa University is on the Higher Learning Commission's (HLC) Standard Pathway? -- September 12, 2017

 

Day 40:  Did you know that the University is in its final phase in preparation for its site visit on November 6-7 by a peer review team representing the Higher Learning Commission? -- September 11, 2017