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WSCUC Seeks Vice President- Educational Programming

Aug 30, 2016

WSCUC is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Vice President to lead the organization’s educational programming and events activities and to provide professional support to the Commission in order to ensure an efficient and effective accreditation process.

For more information please...

WSCUC Seeks New Vice President

Jul 13, 2016

WSCUC is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Vice President, to provide professional support to an assigned portfolio of institutions and to the Commission in order to ensure an efficient and effective accreditation process.

For more information please review the full ...

2017-19 Strategic Plan

Jul 11, 2016

The Commission has approved the WASC Senior College and University Commission Strategic Plan 2017-2019. Based in large part on the feedback received from representative member institution in focus groups last summer, this plan’s...

Focused Accreditation Pathway Working Group

Jul 11, 2016

After careful consideration, the Commission has authorized the development of a “Focused Accreditation Pathway,” a variant to the current review process for reaffirmation of accreditation.  This new pathway, while as rigorous as the current institutional review process, will be a streamlined...

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...

New process and procedures for non-degree programs

Jul 11, 2016

In order to conform with the expectations of the Department of Education, WSCUC has adjusted its definition of educational programs to include non-degree programs that bear academic credit. This change takes effect with any new programs, and associated locations, initiated July 1, 2016 or after...

Commission Policy Update- Seeking Public Comments

Jul 7, 2016

A revision to the Public Disclosure of Accreditation Documents and Commission Actions Policy is being circulated by the Commission to the region for public comment. This policy will be considered by the...

Welcome New Commissioners

Jun 30, 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Nominating Committee’s proposed slate has been approved by the CEOs of the WSCUC-accredited institutions.

Our newly-elected Commissioners are:

1) Cynthia Baum, Chancellor, Argosy University
2) Bethami Dobkin,...

Connecting Credentials- Please Take This Survey

Jun 21, 2016

For the past year, WSCUC has been one of more than 100 organizational co-sponsors of the Connecting Credentials project. The Lumina Foundation is currently conducting a credential survey to learn more about the growing practice of embedding...

2016-17 Workshops & The ARC – Save The Dates!

Jun 17, 2016

This coming academic year, WASC Senior College & University Commission (WSCUC) is offering a full lineup of educational events designed to support your institution in addressing student success, educational effectiveness, and institutional quality. The complete schedule is...

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