Being able to quickly deliver on new or revised courses and programmes is critical to an institution’s ability to provide a superior education, attract and retain students and enhance student satisfaction. Yet, all too often, cumbersome, paper-intensive submission, review and approval processes delay curriculum changes.
With OnBase for Curriculum Review, faculty members or programme chairs submit course and programme request forms electronically, and rather than traveling through campus mail, automated workflows route the materials among various stakeholders for collaboration, review and approval, from individual faculty members and faculty committees to programme deans, the VP of Academic Affairs, trustees, state system offices, and so on. Based on predefined business rules, OnBase keeps the paperless review process moving by delivering complete electronic files (including supporting documentation) to reviewers and committees right when they need them.
Multiple reviewers access the electronic files simultaneously, whether on campus or online – even from mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones. OnBase tracks the review process, identifies bottlenecks and other sources of delay, and sends notifications of deadlines and delinquent actions.