November 17, 2011 Commission Action:
"To accept the monitoring report, to note the visit by the Commission's representatives, to remove probation, and to reaffirm accreditation".
"To remind the institution that a monitoring report is due March 1, 2012 documenting further progress in (1) strengthening institutional resources and developing alternative forms of income, including institutional pro-forma budgets that demonstrate the institution's ability to generate a balanced budget for fiscal years 2012 through 2014, including the personnel, compensation, and other assumptions on which these budgets are based (Standard 3); (2) steps taken to ensure timely production of audited financial statements for FY 2011 and subsequent years (Standard 3); (3) further steps taken to improve communication and shared governance, especially in documenting how campus input is solicited and considered in decision making at the System level; (4) evidence of further implementation of the UPR Action Plan, including evidence that the action plan is being assessed and data are used for improvements; (5) evidence that steps have been taken to assure continuity and stability of institutional leadership, particularly in times of governmental transitions; (6) evidence that communication between the Central Administration and the institution, is clear, timely, accurate, and made available to all constituents; and (7) evidence of further progress in implementing a procedure for the periodic objective assessment of the Board of Trustees (Standard 4). A visit may follow submission of the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016."
Small Team Visit: September 8, 2011
Team Exit Report: September 9, 2011, 10:00 AM - New Science Building (NEC)
Visiting Team Members:
Dr. Mildred García, ChairDr. Antonio Gutiérrez, Team MemberDr. Tito Guerrero, III, Team Member/MSCHE - VP
Middle States Commission June 23, 2011 Action
To accept the [March 1, 2011] monitoring report, to note that a small team visit took place, and to note that the institution is in compliance with Standard 3 (Institutional Resources) and Standard 4 (Governance). To continue probation because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standard 7 (Institutional Assessment) and Standard 14 (Assessment of Student Learning) based on the Periodic Review Report. Compliance with Standard 7 and 14 were not reviewed at this visit and will be reviewed after submission of the September 1, 2011 report.
To note that the institution remains accredited while on probation.
To remind the institution that a monitoring report is due September 1, 2011, documenting evidence of compliance with Standards 7 and 14, including but not limited to implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for the assessment of institutional effectiveness with evidence that assessment information is used in budgeting, planning, and allocating resources at the institutional level and in all departments (Standard 7); and (2) implementation of an organized and sustained assessment process to evaluate and improve student learning, including evidence of direct and indirect methods of assessment at the course and program level and evidence that assessment results are used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). A small team visit will follow submission of the September 1, 2011 report. READ COMPLETE COMMISSION ACTION
Small Team Visit to the University of Puerto Rico-Cayey
Dr. Tito Guerrero, III, MSCHE Vice President, has informed us that the Small Team Visit to the UPR-Cayey is scheduled for Wednesday-Friday, September 7-9, 2011.
The team members are:
Dr. Mildred García, Team Chair
President - California State University-Domínguez Hills
Dr. Antonio Gutiérrez-Márquez, Team Member
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research & Evaluation, City Colleges of Chicago
Dr. Tito Guerrero, III
MSCHE Vice President
Middle States Commission on Higher Education: UPR-Cayey FINAL Special Team Visit Schedule
The UPR-Cayey's FINAL Special Team Visit's Schedule, to take place on April 4, 2011 and April 5, 2011, is available online for the Campus Community at: Final Agenda.
The Visiting Team is:
Chair - Dr. Estela López
Financial Reviewer - Dr. John Palmucci
MSCHE Liaison and VP - Dr. Luis G. Pedraja
MSCHE Director of Communications and Public Relations - Mr. Richard Pokrass
Final Community Forums During the Visit:
- Senate Meeting Room at the General Library - April 4, 2011, 11:10a.m. to 11:50a.m.
Open Meeting with Faculty
- New Science Building - April 4, 2011, 1:00p.m. to 1:45p.m.
Open Meeting with Students
- New Science Building - April 4, 2011, 1:55p.m. to 2:40p.m.
Open Meeting with Administrative Personnel (Personal No Docente)
- New Science Building - April 4, 2011, 2:50p.m. to 3:20p.m.
Exit Report to the UPR at Cayey Campus Community - Open Invitation
- New Science Building - April 5, 2011, 10:10a.m. to 11:10a.m.
UPR-CAYEY MARCH 2011 FINAL MONITORING REPORT SUBMITTED ON MARCH 1, 2011
The Campus Community of the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey submitted its March 2011 Monitoring Report today.
The report documents evidence that the UPR-Cayey has achieved and can sustain ongoing compliance with Standards 3 – Institutional Resources and Standard 4 – Leadership and Governance, with particular emphasis on the nine requirements stated in the Commission’s November 18, 2010 Action. Additional evidence will be available at our Campus for the Team Visit, in April 2011, and has been identified throughout the report as “exhibit”.
You can access the document and its attachments at: Official UPR-Cayey March 2011 Monitoring Report.
UPR-CAYEY MARCH 2011 MONITORING REPORT - FINAL DRAFT (FEBRUARY 22, 2011)
The UPR-Cayey MSCHE March 2011 Monitoring Report Final Draft is now available to the Campus Community, by selecting the link available at the RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THIS PAGE UNDER "DOCUMENTOS".
We are currently editing some elements within the document, such as figures and and exhibit lists.
Please feel free to review the document, send any recommendations and address concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Acción de la Agencia en Noviembre de 2010
El 18 de noviembre de 2010 la Comisión determinó mantener el estatus de probatoria de la institución por faltar evidencia de cumplimiento con el Estándar 3 de Recursos Institucionales y el Estándar 4 de Liderazgo y Gobernanza a base del Monitoring Report sometido en septiembre de 2010. Así mismo, se encontró que faltaba evidencia de cumplimiento institucional con los estándares 7 y 14 respecto a los procesos de avalúo institucional y del aprendizaje estudiantil respectivamente a base del Periodic Review Report sometido en junio de 2010. La acción completa de la Comisión puede accederse en el siguiente enlace. El texto completo de los estándares de la agencia acreditadora están disponibles en el siguiente enlace.
LA UPR-CAYEY PERMANECE ACREDITADA POR LA MSCHE MIENTRAS ESTÁ EN PROBATORIA.
La Institución se encuentra trabajando con el informe que habrá de someter el 1 de marzo de 2011 para documentar su evidencia con los Estándares 3 y 4, a la vez que se prepara para documentar evidencia de cumplimiento con los Estándares 7 y 14 que requerirá someter un informe el 1 de septiembre de 2011. Ambos informes serán seguidos de una visita de constatación.
Acción de la Agencia en Junio 2010
Documentos Middle States Commission on Higher Education
UPR-Cayey MSCHE March 1, 2011 Monitoring Report Steering Team and Task Forces
The report documents evidence that the UPR-Cayey has achieved and can sustain ongoing compliance with Standards 3 – Institutional Resources and Standard 4 – Leadership and Governance, with particular emphasis on the nine requirements stated in the Commission’s November 18, 2010 Action. Additional evidence will be available at our Campus for the Team Visit, and has been identified throughout the report as “exhibit”.