February’s Monthly Ethics & Compliance Education Series will focus on the impacts of the accreditation to the campus community.
In this session, Katherine Eggert, Sr. Vice Provost for Academic Planning & Assessment will cover:
- An overview of the accreditation process. What is it and why is it important for the campus.
- The five criterion we are evaluated on:
- Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct
- Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Support, Teaching
- Learning: Evaluation and Improvement
- Resources, Planning, and Institutional Effectivenes
- Why we start our process with the second criterion. Integrity: Ethical and Responsible conduct
The accreditation process, which is led by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), occurs every 10 years. The HLC is responsible for accrediting degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region of the United States. The presentation will cover how the accreditation process works and what to expect as a member of our campus community.
Ample time for audience Q&A will be provided during and at the conclusion of the session.