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 Timeline 
 
Date
Who
Task
    1998 
Jun–Oct LSSU
  • Initiates planning the self-study process 
Oct–Nov LSSU
  • Notifies NCA of its Self-Study Coordinator, its preferred dates for the visit, & any proposed changes in its Statement of Affiliation Status 
  • Appoints Self-Study Steering Committee 
  • Steering Committee organizes & selects principal subcommittees 
Dec NCA
  • Sends annual meeting information and registration packets to LSSU 
Dec–Jan LSSU
  • Self-Study Steering Committee develops a self-study plan & submits it to NCA staff for review 
    1999 
Jan–Apr LSSU
  • Subcommittees gather data, interview, analyze, and develop draft reports for submission to the Steering Com. 
Apr LSSU
  • Participates in the Self-Study Coordinators Workshops & other programs at the NCA annual meeting 
Jun–Aug LSSU
  • Prepares first draft of report 
Nov NCA
  • Sends one-year reminder letter to LSSU, confirms dates of visit, provides Basic Institutional Data (BID) forms 
Dec NCA
  • Sends annual meeting information and registration packets to institutions 
Dec–Jan 2000 LSSU
  • Sends NCA information suggesting team competencies 
    2000 
Jan NCA
  • Confirms date of visit & other institutional information 
Jan–Mar LSSU
  • Steering Committee circulates & receives reactions to draft report 
Mar–Apr LSSU
  • Participates in the Self-Study Coordinators Workshops & other programs at the NCA annual meeting 
  • Steering Com. analyzes information prepared, completes studies, prepares rough draft of SS Report 
May NCA
  • Sends a list of proposed team members & an Evaluation Visit Summary Sheet to LSSU 
May–Jun LSSU
  • Sends comments on proposed team members to the NCA 
Jun–Aug LSSU
  • Formally invites team members to participate 
  • Editor completes Self-Study Report 
Jul–Oct NCA
  • Notifies LSSU & team that team is complete 
Sep–Oct LSSU
  • Completes duplication of Self-Study Report, completes BIDs, etc. 
  • Prepares for team visit 
Oct Team
  • Team chair contacts LSSU to make arrangements for evaluation visit 
Nov LSSU
  • Sends one complete set of evaluation materials to each member of the Evaluation Team & to the NCA staff liaison 
Nov NCA
  • Sends materials for visit, including Worksheet for the Statement of Affiliation Status, to team & LSSU 
Feb 2001
All
  • The evaluation visit takes place 

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