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Upstate Medical University Steering Committee Timeline

Date Process Notes
January 2017 Steering Committee Members invited by Dr. Laraque-Arena Responses collected by Office of Accreditation & Compliance
January 2017 All Upstate faculty are e-mailed regarding the Self-Study process, the Standards, and Working Groups with an open call asking for faculty participation in the process. Cleary
February 6, 2017 Steering Committee initial meeting to review  process Cleary, Phelan, Steering Committee
February 2017 Complete Self-Study Design with draft Documentation Roadmap. Cleary, Phelan, Steering Committee
February 2017 Contact Working Group members and begin to set up meeting times

Cleary, Neerukonda

March 1, 2017 Submit Self-Study Design and Documentation Roadmap to MSCHE Liaison


March 15, 2017 MSCHE Staff Liaison (Vice President Dr. Debra Klinman) videoconference with Steering Committee, provides feedback and direction Steering Committee
Late March 2017 Revisions made to Self-Study Design Cleary
April 2017 Working Groups review programs and services in self-study design, existing/new data, and evaluative reports Working groups of faculty, students, staff, and admin
May 1, 2017 Final approval of Self-Study Design Debra Klinman, MSCHE VP
June 26, 2017 SUNY Consultant Deb Moeckel Visit Steering Committee & Working Groups 1,3,5,6
July 17, 2017 Working Group Co-Chairs submit mid-process updates to Steering Committee Review and suggestions by Steering Committee
November 1, 2017 Working Groups submit final reports to Steering Committee Coordination by Steering Committee
Nov-Dec 2017 Working Group reports and recommendations discussed by Steering Committee Steering Committee
Jan-Feb 2018 Self-Study draft written based on Working Group reports Approval by Steering Committee
March 19, 2018

Edited Self-Study draft submitted to Working Groups

April 6, 2018 Comments from Working Groups submitted to Steering Committee Co-Chairs Working Groups
April 16, 2018

Self-Study draft shared with Upstate Community

May 11, 2018

Deadline for feedback from Upstate Community

Campus response integrated into Self-Study Draft

Steering Committee
June 1, 2018 Self-Study Draft sent to Team Chair in advance of visit Cleary/Neerukonda
June 24-25, 2018 Team Chair Preliminary Visit; Feedback on Self-Study Confirmed 1/3/18
Summer 2018 Edits/revisions to Self-Study made based on feedback from Team Chair Coordinated by Steering Committee
July 1, 2018 Verification of Compliance with Accreditation - Relevant Federal Regulations report due Cleary/Neerukonda
Sept-Oct, 2018 Complete Final Self-Study report, disseminate on campus and submit to MSCHE (At least 6 weeks prior to visit) Approval by Steering Committee
Nov 11-14, 2018

Peer Team Site Visit

Confirmed 12/15/17


Late 2018/early 2019

Peer Team submits report to Middle States

Upstate submits Institutional Response

MSCHE meets, informs institution of status