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Register Now for Winter Professional Development Week

HLC’s Winter Professional Development Week will be held February 13–16, 2017, in Tempe, Arizona. This event offers key information and strategies designed to spur institutional improvement. Workshops held during the week will include an individual-oriented assessment basics workshop, a team-based workshop on strategic assessment planning, and an individual workshop for faculty on how to support student success. Learn more and register >>

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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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