Accreditation and Performance Funding

Academic Audit

Annual Timeline for the Academic Audit 2016 - 2017

Summer & Fall 2016:

  • Planning and Self-study activities for 2016-2017 Cohort Programs (Academic Audit Coordinators, Program Leaders, and TBR)

Friday, September 16, 2016:

  • Names of additional programs to be added to 2016-17 Academic Audit Cohort due to TBR (From each campus as applicable)

Fall 2016:

  • Call for Auditors and Team Leaders (Experienced and New)

September 2016:

  • TRAINING SESSIONS for current Self-study Teams, future Self-study Teams & prospective Auditors (Regional Sessions are organized by TBR Academic Affairs and hosted regionally)

Monday, October 31, 2016:

  • Recommendation by each Self-Study Team of Auditors (2) & Academic Auditor Team Site Visit Date Due to TBR (AA Campus Coordinator informs TBR Academic Affairs)

November 2016 (forward):

  • Formation of Auditor Teams and Identification of Team Leaders (Organized by TBR Academic Affairs)

Friday, January 27, 2017:

  • Self-Study Reports Due to TBR Academic Audit Coordinator (Electronic submission in one PDF file)

February 2017:

  • Academic Auditor Teams and Team Leaders finalized (Organized by TBR Academic Affairs)

February 2017:

  • Academic Auditor Training for Team Members, Team Leaders, and following year’s Self Study Leaders (Regional Sessions are organized by TBR Academic Affairs and hosted regionally)

March 13-April 21, 2017:

  • Academic Auditor Team campus visits (Arrangements made by Auditor Team Leader and AA Campus Coordinator)

May 12, 2017:

  • Academic Auditor Team Report to TBR (By Auditor Team Leader)

June 16, 2017:

  • Academic Audit Team Report Submitted to Chief Academic Officer (By TBR)


  • Program Improvement Activities (Implemented by Program)

Please review the Power Point presentation provided by the Tennessee Board of Regents:

2011 TBR Academic Audit (PPT)

2012 TBR Academic Audit (PDF)

2013 TBR Academic Audit (PDF)

2015 TBR Academic Audit (PPT)