UA little rock accreditation

Continuous Improvement Objectives

Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Re-accreditation

Strategic Alignment:

To align institutional practices with the UA Little Rock mission and strategic plan, as well as HLC accreditation criteria and assumed practices

Opportunity Statement:

  • To leverage the accreditation process to improve institutional processes and infrastructure through
  • continuous improvement
  • data-informed decision making
  • building community based on a shared vision

Scope and Boundaries:

The following major activities fall within the scope and boundaries of this project:

In Scope

  • Strategic Plan
  • Comprehensive Assessment Plan
  • Decision Support System (Quality Initiative)
  • Accreditation Process (assurance argument, federal compliance report, site visit)

Goal / Objectives:

At the end of this process, UA Little Rock will

  • Successfully obtain HLC reaccreditation
  • Maintain an updated strategic plan that responds to the needs of our students and community and facilitates the allocation of resources based on institutional values and data-informed decisions
  • Implement Decision Support System that allows us to efficiently and effectively retrieve data for a broad spectrum of institutional decisions and stakeholders
  • Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement