Objectives of the AQIP Process

  • Involve the entire College community in an ongoing internal and external evaluation of the effectiveness of the College in order to promote a better overall understanding of the College’s mission.
  • To allow Stark State to concentrate on its systems and processes as the basis for quality assurance and as the lever enabling institutional improvement.
  • Demonstrate the College’s commitment to our stakeholders and to advancing the quality of higher education.
  • To maintain accreditation.
  • Streamline the AQIP and strategic planning process.
    • To identify our internal strengths and to determine ways to reinforce them.
    • To identify our internal weaknesses and to develop action projects to solve them.
    • To identify external opportunities and to develop action projects to address them.
    • To identify external threats.
  • Infuse the principles and benefits of continuous improvement in the culture of Stark State College.
  • Provide the information needed to assist with continuous quality improvement leading to focused action projects.
  • Collaborate and network with peer institutions.