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Middle States Accreditation IUP Self Study 2013-2016
AA
Associate of Arts degree
BA
Bachelor of Arts degree
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree
BS
Bachelor of Science degree
CCAC
Community College of Allegheny County (IUP offers some courses at this location)
CHEA
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
CTE
Center for Teaching Excellence (IUP)
EdD or DEd
Doctor of Education degree
FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
FTE
Full-time equivalent
ILTF
Information Literacy Task Force
IP
Institutional Profile
IRB
Institutional Review Board; a regulatory body for the protection of human subjects within research
KARS
Key Assessment Rating System
MA
Master of Arts degree
MBA
Master of Business Administration degree
MEd
Master of Education degree
MS
Master of Science degree
MSCHE
Middle States Commission on Higher Education, accrediting body for institutions offering post-secondary educational programs in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
PASSHE
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education
PhD
Doctor of Philosophy degree
PRR
Periodic Review Report
RI
Research Institute (IUP)
SAP
System Accountability Plan
SAS
Statement of Accreditation Status
SC
Steering Committee
STAMATS
Higher education consulting firm that IUP has worked with
SWOT
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, or Threats; an analysis of the internal and external environments of the institution
TOEFL
Test of English as a Foreign Language
UPC
University Planning Council (IUP)
VPAF
Vice President for Administration and Finance (IUP)
VPUA
Vice President for University Advancement (IUP)
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