Roll Out Schedule

The Shared Competencies are placed on a rotating schedule for the initial implementation. This schedule enables the University to pilot the operating system, sustain the initiative, focus on supporting teaching/learning around each competency, and assess student learning for each competency.

Academic Year Competency Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) Accreditation Milestones
2019-2020 Communication Skills
2020-2021 Information Literacy and Technological Agility
2021-2022 Ethics, Integrity, and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Civic and Global Responsibility

2022-2023 Critical and Creative Thinking

Scientific Inquiry and Research Skills

MSCHE Self-Study Design
2023-2024 Communication Skills

Information Literacy and Technological Agility

2024-2025 Ethics, Integrity, and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Civic and Global Responsibility

MSCHE Self-Study Teams meet to begin the process
2025-2026 Critical and Creative Thinking

Scientific Inquiry and Research Skills

MSCHE Self-Study Report due Fall 2026.

MSCHE Site Visit Spring 2027