Category: Accreditation

Getting Down to Business with AACSB, with Johns Hopkins University & California State University, Los Angeles

At our recent User Group, two universities shared their experience using Activity Insight to streamline the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation process. This session was presented by Frederick San Mateo, Senior Business Analyst at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and Erin Doolittle, Special Projects Manager at the College of Business & Economics in California State University, Los Angeles. Continue reading “Getting Down to Business with AACSB, with Johns Hopkins University & California State University, Los Angeles”

Life After Implementation with American Public University System

We recently wrapped up our 2016 User Group. Hundreds of our clients from universities around the world joined us in Milwaukee to share best practices about our flagship product, Activity Insight, learn from each other and get actionable advice they could take back to their campus.

In case you weren’t able to make it this year (or if you were in a different session at the time!), we’ll be writing about these presentations in the coming weeks. In this blog, we’re discussing “Life After Implementation,” presented by Mauricia Blackwell, senior manager of faculty data research at American Public University System. Continue reading “Life After Implementation with American Public University System”

How Western Washington University is Preparing for AACSB Accreditation

A faculty activity reporting solution can not only transform the way you leverage your faculty’s activities and accomplishments; it can also play a pivotal role in the accreditation process. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation is instrumental for business schools to attract the best students and faculty—but the process can be long, complicated and demanding of faculty and staff. Continue reading “How Western Washington University is Preparing for AACSB Accreditation”

Congratulations to Our Clients Who Were Recognized as AACSB Influential Leaders

Last week, we attended the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Annual Accreditation Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Part of the agenda at the conference was the “Influential Leaders Recognition” in which AACSB shared some of the success stories of business school faculty and graduates from around the world. Continue reading “Congratulations to Our Clients Who Were Recognized as AACSB Influential Leaders”

4 Things You Should Know about the New HLC Faculty Qualifications

You may have heard: the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) revised its guidelines on faculty qualifications, once in October 2015 and again in March 2016. These revisions restated HLC’s “longstanding expectations regarding the qualifications of faculty and the importance of faculty members having appropriate expertise in the subjects they teach.” But what does this really mean for you? And how can you leverage your faculty activity reporting solution to illustrate your faculty’s expertise? Here’s four things you should know about the updated guidelines.  Continue reading “4 Things You Should Know about the New HLC Faculty Qualifications”

3 Ways a Faculty Activity Reporting Solution Streamlines Faculty Reviews

Annual reviews: what does this process look like on your campus today? It can be time-consuming and tedious, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few ways that a faculty activity reporting solution can help your university address these inefficiencies. Continue reading “3 Ways a Faculty Activity Reporting Solution Streamlines Faculty Reviews”

4 Challenges to AACSB Accreditation and Their Solutions

You’re ready to embark on an AACSB accreditation initiative. Whether you’re going up for preliminary accreditation or are in the midst of your Continuous Improvement Review, chances are you have a lot of faculty activity data to gather, collate and assemble. Continue reading “4 Challenges to AACSB Accreditation and Their Solutions”

How Manchester Metropolitan Achieved AACSB Accreditation

A faculty activity reporting solution can play a pivotal role in helping universities capture and prove their faculty accomplishments during an accreditation process. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation is instrumental for business schools to attract the best students and faculty—but the process is lengthy, complex and resource intensive. When it came time for their initial review, Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester Met) leveraged Activity Insight to collect and demonstrate faculty’s activities in support of AACSB accreditation. During a recent virtual roundtable discussion with some of its peers in Western Europe, Manchester Met shared the ins and outs of their experience. Continue reading “How Manchester Metropolitan Achieved AACSB Accreditation”