HLC Visit Schedule

Schedule for HLC Visit University of Nebraska - Kearney

Oct. 23-24, 2023

Note: Bolded events are open to the campus community. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend.

Schedule for October 23
Time Team Institutional Participants Location
7:45 - 8:00 Visiting Team Chair Meeting with Chief of Staff COE Conference Room
7:45 - 8:00 All Team Members Check out technology (test connections and log in capabilities of Team Member Computers) COE Conference Room
8:00 - 8:30 All Team Members Chief of Staff, Chancellor’s Cabinet –Introductions- and review of schedule for the visit. COE Conference Room
8:35 - 9:05 All Team Members Assurance Argument Committee COE Conference Room
9:15 - 9:45 All Team Members Meet with the governing board reps.

COE Conference Room
Via Zoom

10:05 - 11:00 Dr. Brock
Dr. Simpson
Dr. Skinner
Open Forum - Criterion 1-Mission & Criterion 2-Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct Ockinga Auditorium
11:05 - 11:55 All Team Members Deans Council - Academic Deans Ockinga Conference Room
12:00 - 12:50 All Team Members Open Session—Focus Area A Discussion of Experiential Learning. Experiential learning was the focus was the University’s Quality Initiative and has become a graduation requirement for every undergraduate student.  Ockinga Auditorium
12:50 -1:30 All Team Members Team Break/Lunch Ockinga Conference Room
1:15 -1:45 All Team Members Open Drop in Session—for individual conversations with team member Ockinga Conference Room
1:45 - 2:25 Dr. Skinner
Dr. Brock
Open Forum Criterion 5  - Institutional Effectiveness, Resources and Planning Ockinga Auditorium
2:30 - 3:45 All Team Members Open Forum Criterion 3 – Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources and Support & Criterion 4 – Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement Ockinga Auditorium
4:00 - 4:30 All Team Members Meet with President Carter of University of Nebraska System COE Conference Room
Via Zoom
4:35 - 5:00 Onsite review of Documents (Faculty Credentials/ Student Complaint Log/ Crime Statistics) Student Union / Academic Affairs
5:00-  5:30 All Team Members Meeting with Students Antelope Room Student Union
5:30 - 6:30 All Team Members Campus Tour (option 2) Start at Student Union/End at COE


Schedule for October 24
Time Team Institutional Participants Location
8:00 - 8:30 Drop-in Session with Team member Ockinga Conference Room
8:30 - 9:15

Open Session - Focus Area B - Dealing with Change - Looking to the Future

Higher ed. post COVID /Changing demographics and enrollment trends/ Financial Constraints

Ockinga Auditorium
9:15 - 10:15 All Team Members Campus Tour Start at Ockinga, end at COE Conference Room
10:15 - 11:00 Department Chairs COE Conference Room
11:00 - 11:30 Assessment Representatives - Academic, Co-curricular, Support Services COE Conference Room
11:30 - 12:00

Time to be Scheduled as Needed Including: Meeting with individuals or small groups as needed

Finish up Onsite review of Documents

Check of Online Courses or any online information where tech support may be needed

COE Conference Room
12:00 Visiting Team Meeting COE Conference Room
12:30 Team Chair Chief of Staff COE Conference Room
12:35 Entire Team Exit Meeting:  Visiting Team, President and/or Chief of Staff & President’s Choice of Attendees COE Conference Room