Office of Institutional Research and Planning

NCA Accreditation 2005
Materials Available to the Team during the Visit
The University of Kansas

1. Minutes of major institution committees including the self-study committee
2. Reports referenced in the self-study report or used by working committees
3. Policies and procedures related to curriculum adoption, review, and evaluation
4. Policies on learning resources, including libraries, and formal agreements for the shared use of learning resources
5. Policies on interaction with other academic institutions and programs
6. Policies on allocation and use of computer resources
7. Budgets and expenditure reports for units, programs, and the organization as a whole, and the organizational audits, at least for the prior five years
  • Resource Room
8. Physical facilities master plan
  • Resource Room
9. Maintenance plans
  • Consult Vice Provost for Facilities Planning and Management
10. Catalogs, bulletins, viewbooks, and other promotional materials
11. Academic admission, good standing, and completion policies
12. Policies related to the employment, orientation, supervision, and evaluation of full-time faculty, part-time faculty, and teaching assistants
13. Faculty, student, and staff handbooks
14. Bylaws of faculty and staff assemblies or other representative bodies
15. Governance documents: charter, bylaws, policies, memberships, minutes, reports
16. A complete roster of all faculty members (full- and part-time) and their teaching assignments during the current academic term
  • Faculty Course Load
    (DEMIS website is password protected; login info is available for team members)
17. Formal agreements for all consortia or contractual relationships
  • List of Agreements: Resource Room
  • Documents: Office of General Counsel
18. Student service policies (residence, governance, health, financial aid, student records), and the refund policy
19. Board rosters, charters, and bylaws, including those of separately incorporated entities (e.g., research, development, foundation, alumni associations, or athletic corporations)
  • Office of General Counsel
20. Reports from other agencies or accrediting bodies
21. Documents concerning Title III compliance and recertification
  • KU does not have Title III funding
22. Third policy comment notices
  • Resource Room

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.