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February 2017 Board Actions

At its meeting on February 23–24, 2017, HLC's Board of Trustees adopted a policy on fraud and abuse, as well as revisions to HLC’s Bylaws, Obligations of Affiliation and policy on seeking approval of a change of control. The Board also approved proposed policy revisions concerning Notice and teach-out requirements, and took a number of institutional actions. 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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