CFAA - Office of Assessment

Quality Assurance Funding

Statewide, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission coordinates the performance funding program.  The program was initiated in 1979, making the 2010-2015 cycle the seventh in its history.  Performance funding is designed “to stimulate missions” and to provide “an incentive for meritorious institutional performance” (

Quality Assurance Funding Guidebook Guidebook 2015-2020

Program Review Handbook 2015-2020

Academic Audit Handbook

Accredited Programs

API Active Programs



Major Field Tests

Follow up process-Program Reviews, Academic Audit and Accreditation

Major Field Test Calendar 2015-2020

Program Review Academic Audit Calendar 2015-2020


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