Criterion #4 - Acquisition, Discovery and Application of Knowledge

Criterion Statement

The organization promotes a life of learning for its faculty, administration, staff and students by fostering and supporting inquiry, creativity, practice, and social responsibility in ways consistent with its mission.

Subcommittee Members

Chair: Dr. Irene Alyn
Enrollment Management Division: Fran Campbell
Student Life Division: John Potter
Academic Division –  
     ENS: Chu Yu Huang
     HFAB: Mike Thigpen
     HHP: Jeff Bolender
     Library: Lynne Funtik

Core Components

  • The organization demonstrates, through the actions of its board, administrators, students, faculty and staff, that it values a life of learning.
  • The organization demonstrates that acquisition of a breadth of knowledge and skills and the exercise of intellectual inquiry are integral to its educational programs.
  • The organization assesses the usefulness of its curricula to students who will liveand work in a global, diverse and tehcnological society.
  • The organization provides suppport to ensure that faculty, students and staff acquire, discover and apply knowledge responsibly.