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

Program Review, Academic Audit, and Major Field Testing Calendar

Accredited Programs

API Active Programs



Major Field Tests

Follow up process-Program Reviews, Academic Audit and Accreditation

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