Assurance Argument Development Timeline


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Creating and writing the Assurance Argument requires many months of work.  The work for the 2018 visit started two years in advance.

Spring 2016
The Steering Committee was formed, and workgroup members were sought.

Fall 2016
The criterion workgroups identified initial evidence to document the institution meets the Criteria for Accreditation and related Core Components. 

Spring 2017
The Steering Committee reviewed evidence assembled by the workgroups and developed a more complete outline for the full Assurance Argument.

Fall 2017
The initial Assurance Argument draft was completed; drafts were reviewed and edited.

Spring 2018
The final Assurance Argument, Federal Compliance Form, and other required materials were submitted to HLC.
April 16 and 17: Higher Learning Commission Evaluation Team on-site visit.