Making Sense of Accreditation

I’ve spent a lot of time recently thinking about college accreditation given the fact that we will be hosting a team for our “Comprehensive Quality Review” in the spring of this year.  The team represents a peer review group from other colleges who have been trained by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to conduct these on-site reviews as part of the overall reaccreditation process.  As you might imagine, extensive work goes into the documentation and preparation for such a review.  And we’ve elected to utilize HLC’s Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) – an accreditation methodology that involves continuous improvement projects and efforts, so our attention to matters related to accreditation is also continuous.
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