Completed in accordance with HLC requirements, this report concerns the Quality Initiative undertook by the university from 2014 to 2018, choosing to follow through and extend an overhaul of the first year experience. Originating from a 2013 action plan created in consultation with the Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, the program, entitled “The First Year in High Gear,” aimed to revitalize first year experience along six areas (pg. 3).
Higher Learning Commission document. "Open Pathway Quality Initiative Report." (2018). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/assurance_argument_2018_19/139