Possible Timeline

September

  • Will be the first IRA meeting, a get acquainted meeting, for the new IRA Committee to learn what the IRA is and what their commitment and function will be.
  • Three-year Activity/Program Review information is sent out to 1/3 of the programs, with an October 13th deadline.  This happens on a rotating basis so that each college/department will be reviewed in detail once every 3 years.

October

  • The call for Exemplary Performance Round I will go out with an October 31st deadline.
  • Three-Year Activity/Program Review meetings will take place. The Dean or their representative should be present.

November

  • The IRA Committee will meet to discuss the Exemplary Performance Round I requests.  The faculty advisor submitting the requests for their activity/program should arrange to be there. Voting will take place at a subsequent meeting.

January

  • Annual Activity/Program Review information will be sent out to the colleges, with a February 16th deadline.

February

  • The call will go out for Exemplary Performance Round II funding, with a February 28th deadline.
  • The IRA Committee will meet to discuss the Annual Activity/Program Review submissions.

March

  • The IRA Committee will meet to discuss the Exemplary Performance Round II requests and will vote on them at a subsequent meeting.
  • The call for Work Study requests for the following fiscal year will go out, due March 16th.

April

  • The call for Exemplary Performance Round III requests (final round) will go out, due April 30th.
  • The IRA Committee will meet to discuss the Work Study requests and will vote on them at a subsequent meeting.
  • The IRA Committee will begin Baseline allocation discussions this month and will vote on them prior to the end of the semester.

May

  • The IRA Committee will meet to discuss the Exemplary Performance Round III requests and will vote on them at a subsequent meeting.
  • The IRA Committee will finalize Baseline allocation discussions this month.

All IRA meetings are open to anyone that would like to attend.  If one of your advisors is requesting something from the IRA Committee, they should plan on attending.  Students are also welcome to attend.  These funds come from their fees and it’s important they understand how the funds are being spent.

The IRA Committee will entertain requests anytime during the year for new activities/programs that would like to be certified.