CFAA - Office of Assessment

Performance 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” (

Performance Funding Guidelines 2010-2015

Program Review Handbook 2010-2017

Program Review Handbook for Reviewers (coming soon)

Academic Audit Handbook

2012 Alumni Survey Results

2010-2017 Calendar: Program Review and Academic Audit

2010-2015 Calendar: Major Field Testing

Accredited Programs

API Active Programs

API Active Programs (Table Format) 



Major Field Tests

Follow up process-Program Reviews, Academic Audit and Accreditation