Institutional accreditation is important for various reasons. It provides quality assurance for prospective students, the public, and elected officials. As such, accreditation status is highly valued. Accreditation is also a necessary prerequisite for institutional participation in the federal student financial assistance program.
AQIP Steering Committee/CARE Group - Campus-wide Assessment, Research, and Evaluation
The HLC accreditation process in which UNO participates is entitled the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) Pathway. At the university level, the quality improvement process is led by the AQIP Steering Committee.
|Candice Batton, Ph.D.||Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs|
|Dan Shipp, Ed.D.||Vice Chancellor for Student Success|
|Deborah Smith-Howell, Ph.D.||Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dean of Graduate Studies
|Hank Robinson, Ph.D.||Director of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness|
|Jill Russell, Ph.D.||Assistant to the Senior Vice Chancellor
Accreditation and Special Projects
Strategic Planning Collaboration
The AQIP Steering Committee works closely with the UNO Strategic Planning process to provide a coordinated approach to continuous quality improvement initiatives across campus.
The Strategic Planning Steering Committee which includes students, faculty, staff, community members, and alumni, receives regular updates on accreditation-related activities and progress.
Learn more about UNO Strategic Planning.