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2017 Annual Conference News

New Conference Information Available

An overview of the conference schedule and program fees are now available. Hotel blocks for conference attendees are open—reserve now to secure rooms at the conference headquarters and nearby hotels. Registration for the conference will open in October 2016. Learn more >>

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Policy Updates

The Board adopted the following policy revisions on second reading on August 31, 2016. They are effective immediately.

Policy changes related to financially distressed institutions and institutions under governmental investigation

At its meeting on June 30–July 1, 2016, the Board of Trustees approved on first reading the following proposed policy revisions. HLC invites comments on these proposed policies before the Board takes final action. Comments can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Proposed: Policy changes related to eliminating extension of accreditation
Comments must be received by September 12, 2016. 

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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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