Planning Timeline, 2012 to 2014

Fall 2012 - Began QEP topic selection process

  • Appointed QEP Screening Committee
  • Campus Discussion/Focus Groups
  • Topic proposals were due to QEP Screening Committee November 15

Spring 2013 – Continued QEP topic selection

  • QEP Screening Committee submitted 3-5 topics to Mercer SACSCOC Leadership Team for consideration Feb. 1
  • Research by OIE and consultations with President and President's Cabinet on what ideas were most feasible
  • Announcement of QEP topic in April 2013, with the focus on Macon traditional undergraduate student population
  • Appointment of QEP Steering Committee in late spring/early summer 2013

Academic Year 2013-2014

  • QEP Steering Committee created goals and student learning and programmatic outcomes
  • QEP Steering Committee determined pathways for implementation
  • QEP Director appointed in late spring 2014

Academic Year 2013-2014

  • Subcommittees met to determine the details of the QEP
  • Regular communication with faculty/staff in Macon traditional undergraduate Colleges, with Tarver Library faculty/staff, with Student Affairs, with SGA and student organizations, with community members
  • QEP submitted to SACSCOC 4-6 weeks before on-site visit