Assessing Trinity 2000 – Approaching Trinity 2010
February 3, 2006
Every ten years, Trinity participates in a comprehensive accreditation review through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The first part of this process requires Trinity to prepare a Self-Study examining many different parts of the institution. The Self-Study is conducted according to the Middle States Characteristics of Excellence, the standards for accreditation in this region.
A Steering Committee comprised of members of the faculty and administrative staff prepare the parts of the Self-Study. Academic Vice President Dr. Sue Blanshan and Associate Professor of Communication Dr. Brad Mello co-chair the Self-Study.
Accreditation also expects campus-wide participation in the Self-Study review. Accordingly, we have posted the following final report of Trinity’s Self-Study on our website.
On April 2-5, Trinity will host the Middle States visiting team, comprised of presidents, provosts and faculty from other similarly-sized institutions.
Assessing Trinity 2000 – Approaching Trinity 2010: 2006 Self-Study Report
Trinity’s Statement of Mission.
Read the Complete Trinity Middle States Report (PDF ~2 megabytes) or individual sections:
- Cover, Certification and guide to Standards
- General Organization of the Self-Study
- Self-Study Table of Contents
- Executive Summary
- Chapter One: Revisiting the Paradigm Shift
- Chapter Two: Assessment of Student Learning
- Chapter Three: General Education Assessment
- Chapter Four: Assessment of Education Offerings
- Chapter Five: Faculty Resources
- Chapter Six: Assessing Student Support Services
- Chapter Seven: Measuring Institutional Effectiveness
- Chapter Eight: Institutional Resources
- Chapter Nine: Achieving Trinity 2010 – Strategic Planning