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A familiar scene from NCA Annual Conference registration (circa 1990)

HLC centennial banners decorating Chicago streets in 1995

Peer reviewers in 1974 evaluating annual reports from member institutions

In the 1990s, annual conference registration included a lot of paper handouts.

The Annual Conference Share Fair dates back to the 1980s.

HLC was formerly known as the North Central Association Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NCA-CIHE).

Before there was an app for that, HLC shared conference updates via bulletin boards.

Staff member Marisol Gomez has been at HLC for more than 20 years, since before HLC went digital.

Former HLC president Patsy Thrash in the mid-1990s

Past HLC presidents at the 1966 NCA Annual Meeting