- The full reaccreditation process occurs every 10 years for all SACS institutions; however, there is a required five-year interim report on the Quality Enhancement Plan and selected compliance standards.
- Winthrop’s Quality Enhancement Plan, entitled the Global Learning Initiative, is designed to integrate intentionally global learning across the university’s general education or Touchstone program.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Reaffirmed for Accreditation with SACS" (2011). Winthrop News 2011. 202.