SACS COC Summer Institute

Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Associate Chair, Dr. Shonda Gibson, and Adolfo Benavides, Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs attended the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS COC) Summer Institute on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation July 21-24 at Daytona Beach’s Hilton Oceanfront Resort. The SACS COC Summer Institute offered programs that foster institutional improvement and focus on best practices in higher education. The conference program this year offered workshops on educational research to better understand student learning, assessment tools and resources to facilitate improvement of institutional practices, the use of information technology to improve teaching and learning, campus-based programs that demonstrate ways to relate quality enhancement initiatives to regional accreditation standards, and effective ways to use the QEP to enhance the institution’s mission.