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Registration Open for 2016 Annual Conference

HLC invites faculty and staff from its accredited and candidate institutions to attend its Annual Conference, taking place in Chicago on April 15-19, 2016. The event examines the relationship between higher learning and accreditation, and how innovation in higher learning affects that relationship Beyond the Horizon. View the Conference schedule 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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About HLC

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

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