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Register Today for Winter Professional Development Week

Faculty, staff and administrators at all HLC-affiliated institutions are invited to attend HLC’s Professional Development Week, taking place February 13–16 in Tempe, Arizona. Each workshop during the week focuses on assessment of student learning or student success and is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge and skills needed to address their institution’s particular needs and goals. Space is limited and filling fast, so register today.

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Policy Updates

The Board of Trustees adopted the following policy revision on second reading at its meeting on November 3–4, 2016. It is effective immediately.

The Board also approved on first reading the following proposed policy revisions. HLC invites comments on these proposed policies before the Board takes final action in February 2017. Comments can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Comments must be received by January 13, 2017.

Bylaw changes related to honorary members, Board membership and accrediting actions 

Policy changes related to Obligations of Affiliation 

Policy changes related to change of control, structure or organization

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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.

Download HLC’s 2016 Resource Guide.

Read Beyond the Horizon: The 2020 Strategic Plan.

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