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Quality Enhancement Plan

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The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) is the component of the accreditation process that reflects and affirms the commitment of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), to the enhancement of the quality of higher education and to the proposition that student learning is at the heart of the mission of all institutions of higher learning. SACSCOC defines a QEP as “a carefully designed course of action that addresses a well-defined and focused topic or issue related to enhancing student learning.”

The development of a five-year Quality Enhancement Plan is a key component of SUNO’s 2020 SACSCOC reaffirmation of accreditation process. Each institution seeking reaffirmation of Accreditation is required to develop a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Engaging the wider academic community and addressing one or more issues that contribute to institutional improvement, the plan should be focused, succinct, and limited in length. SUNO has chosen to focus its QEP on improving Students Oral Communications for Career Success. The SUNO QEP plan is themed SUNO SPEAK! Communicating our values to the Marketplace.