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Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)


What is a QEP?

A Quality Enhancement Plan that

  • focuses on improving student learning and/or student success
  • is Sustainable
  • is Assessable
  • is supported by institutional data and best practices


Institutional Data


Examples of a QEP

The University's previous QEP, First-Year Islanders, made an impact on the academic experience of first-year students. Examples from other institutions can be viewed from the links below.

  • Texas A&M University-Commerce: Enhance and improve students’ global competency through programs that will enable the institution to strengthen its focus on global initiatives, better preparing students for an interconnected world
  • University of Texas at El Paso: Enhance student access to and participation in curricular and co-curricular experiences through Integrative and Applied Learning experiences.
  • West Texas A&M University: Use experiential learning as a vehicle to develop students’ capacity to transfer theory into practice in situations, communities, and environments