Year 4 HLC Comprehensive Evaluation
Next Scheduled Site Visit: 2022-23 Academic Year
Butler Reaccreditation Campus Lead: Brooke Barnett, Dean, College of Communication
Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) to HLC, Butler Assurance System Coordinator, and Data Update Coordinator: Amia Foston, Director Office of Institutional Assessment
ABOUT THE SELF-STUDY DRAFT: The five separate draft documents linked below constituted Butler's 2016 self-study report for the Higher Learning Commission, as required for our "Year 4 Comprehensive Evaluation". The links at the bottom of this page provide an overview of this self-study effort, including all of the Butler individuals who have contributed to the creation of this report.
PLEASE NOTE: It was not feasible to create links to all evidence documents for this web site. The self-study items to be linked to evidence files in the HLC portal are indicated by boldface type. If you wish to see a specific evidence file, please contact HLC@butler.edu. One of our Lead Team members will handle your request.
If you have a question or comment about a specific or general aspect of the self-study document, please email HLC@butler.edu.
HLC 2016-17 self-study draft narratives are linked below. Please note that by clicking on the criterion links, you will be redirected to Google Drive, where you will be required to sign in with your Butler credentials in order to access the documents. Please contact HLC@butler.edu if you experience issues logging into Google Drive with your Butler credentials.
CRITERION ONE: MISSION
The institution's mission is clear and articulated publicly; it guides the institution's operations.
CRITERION TWO: INTEGRITY: ETHICAL AND RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT
The institution acts with integrity, its conduct is ethical and responsible.
CRITERION THREE: TEACHING AND LEARNING: QUALITY, RESOURCES, AND SUPPORT
The institution provides high quality education, wherever and however its offerings are delivered.
CRITERION FOUR: TEACHING AND LEARNING: EVALUTATION AND IMPROVEMENT
The institution demonstrates responsibility for the quality of its educational programs, learning environments, and support services, and it evaluates their effectiveness for student learning through processes designed to promote continuous improvement.
CRITERION FIVE: RESOURCES, PLANNING, AND INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
The institution's resources, structures, and processes are sufficient to fulfill its mission, improve the quality of its educational offerings, and respond to future challenges and opportunities. The institution plans for the future.