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Attend HLC's Professional Development Week

The Early Bird deadline to register for HLC's February 2016 Professional Development Week in Scottsdale, Arizona, is Wednesday, November 25. The event includes interactive workshops run by expert facilitators to help teams and individuals improve assessment of student learning and student persistence and completion. Representatives from HLC-accredited and candidate institutions are invited to attend. Learn more and register today >>

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Policy Updates

Adopted: Policy changes related to assumed practices (effective September 1, 2017; see implementation timeline)

The HLC Board of Trustees approved on first reading the following proposed revised policies on June 25–26, 2015. Comments are invited on the proposals before the Board takes final action in November 2015. Please email comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 8, 2015.

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The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region of the United States.

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