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Interim Report Committee actions to be posted on website

Jan 18, 2017

The Commission may request an Interim Report following a comprehensive review for reaffirmation of accreditation or a Special Visit to monitor the institution’s progress in complying with specific Commission recommendations.

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Commission announces policy change: Public Disclosure of...

Jan 18, 2017

The Public Disclosure of Accreditation Documents and Commission Actions policy describes the key documents that are made available to the public on the WSCUC website. The revised...

WSCUC welcomes new staff

Jan 18, 2017

In late 2016 and early 2017 four new staff members joined WSCUC.

Henri Okinishi joins WSCUC as the new Information Systems Manager. He has worked as an IT professional in higher education and the non-profit sector for over 20...

Public Meeting – February 2017

Jan 10, 2017

Public Meeting of the WASC Senior College & University Commission

Friday February 17, 2017

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Claremont Hotel 41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA  

Room:  Napa 123 Mezzanine Level

The WASC Senior College and University Commission will hold its...

WSCUC Receives Lumina Foundation Grant to Advance Leadership for...

Sep 22, 2016

WSCUC has received a three-year grant from the Lumina Foundation to develop and facilitate a Community of Practice comprised of WSCUC institutions in order to increase leadership for and institutional capacity in learning outcomes assessment. Institutions, through their participation, will...

For Immediate Release: WSCUC Applauds Enhanced Emphasis on...

Sep 19, 2016

WSCUC Applauds Enhanced Emphasis on College Graduation Rates

ALAMEDA, CA – As one of the seven regional higher education accreditors, the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) today joined its Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C...

Message from the president regarding closure of ITT Technical...

Sep 7, 2016

As a result of the recent closure of ITT Technical Institutes nationwide, local ITT students are exploring opportunities to continue their education at other postsecondary institutions in our region.  Accordingly, I have reached out to several WSCUC member institutions with relevant program...

A Statement from the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions...

Jul 11, 2016

June, 2016- The seven agencies comprising the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions are aware of, and disturbed by, a narrow definition of “student outcomes” that we find increasingly prevalent in public comment about higher education in general and accreditation in...

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