2012 Track B QEP Summaries


Listed below are the institutions with graduate programs that submitted Quality Enhancement Plans (QEP) reviewed by the Commission for reaffirmation in December 2012. Undergraduate institutions that are reaffirmed are indicated as such. The list includes the title of the QEP and the link to the summary as provided by the institution. The summaries are provided as information only; the list does not reflect the quality of the QEP as reviewed by the Commission. For additional information about each of the institutions, please access the Membership Directory.

Track B: Graduate Institutions

The American University in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Writing as a Pillar of Academic Achievement

Austin Graduate School of Theology, Austin, Texas

Austin Graduate School of Theology: Quality Enhancement Plan

Christendom College, Front Royal, Virginia

Education for a Lifetime: Christendom’s Academic and Professional Integration Program

Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida


Florida Memorial University, Miami Gardens, Florida

FACTS@FMU: Fostering and Applying Critical Thinking Skills at Florida Memorial University

Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky

Spirit, Mind, Action: Civic Engagement at Georgetown College

Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas

Writing for Wisdom

Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, North Carolina

Rise Up! Dig Deep! Nurturing a Culture of Inquiry at LRU

Miami International University of Art and Design, Miami, Florida

Writing Across the Professional Disciplines

Milligan College, Milligan College, Tennessee

RISE Above: Research Increases Student Engagement

Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi

Major Health: Enriching Students’ Lives Through Health Education

Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi

U Research: Engage, Empower, Enhance

Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, Mississippi

The “Write” Way to Success

Montreat College, Montreat, North Carolina

Camaraderie of Writers: Increasing Writing Proficiency Across the Curriculum

Mount Olive College, Mount Olive, North Carolina (undergraduate institution)

On the Write Track

Oakwood University, Huntsville, Alabama

The Right to Write: Critical Thinking Development through Writing

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Improving Disciplinary Writing

Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas

QuEST – Quality Education for Student Transformation

Parker University, Dallas, Texas

Advancing Critical Thinking

Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, North Carolina

Engaging Students to Think Critically

Radford University, Radford, Virginia

Scholar Citizen: Create. Connect. Contribute.

Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi

Our Muslim Neighbors: Improving Student Knowledge of the Diversity of Islamic Faith and Practice

Shorter University, Rome, Georgia

Christ-Centered Critical Thinking

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina

Arguing the CASE: Critical Thinking through Writing

Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee

Living in Balance: Physical Activity

Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, Tennessee

focus | Facilitating Optometric Curriculum Using Service

Southwestern Assemblies of God University, Waxahachie, Texas

Learn to Think, Think to Learn: Developing Critical Thinking Skills in SAGU Students

Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas

Aggies Commit to Learning for a Lifetime

Texas A & M University System Health Science Center, Bryan, Texas

Critically Appraise Relevant Evidence (CARE)

Union Presbyterian Seminary, Richmond, Virginia

Nurturing Theological Integration Across the Curriculum: The Advising Relationship as Prompter and Monitor

University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, Texas

Applied Critical Thinking (ACT) for Lifelong Learning and Adaptability

University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama

Building Success through Discovery

The University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina

Inquiry Arc

University of Pikeville, Pikeville, Kentucky

Moving UP with Experiential Learning

University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, South Carolina

Student Technology Enrichment Program at Upstate (STEP-UP)

Warner University, Lake Wales, Florida
EDGE: Enhancing Digital Growth through Education