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2018 Annual Conference

Call for Proposals Now Open

The 2018 HLC Annual Conference, taking place April 6–10 in Chicago, will highlight Innovation and Transformation. HLC invites presentation proposals exploring how institutions can embrace the opportunities presented by transformative change, and how accreditation can facilitate this evolution while continuing to assure quality and promote student success. HLC encourages proposals with presenters from two or more institutions discussing similar programs and practices. Proposals will be accepted through September 8, 2017. Learn more >>

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Policy Updates

The Board of Trustees adopted the following policy in a single reading at its meeting on February 23–24, 2017. It is effective immediately.

The Board adopted the following policy revisions on second reading. They are 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 June 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 May 8, 2017.

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About HLC

The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in a 19-state region of the United States.

Download HLC’s 2017 Resource Guide.

Read Beyond the Horizon: The 2020 Strategic Plan.

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