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The following actions were recorded for Academic year 2009 - 2010.


 

The Institutional Actions Council of The Higher Learning Commission approved the following actions on August 16, 2010.

Streamlined Approved Sites

Illinois

Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL
Added Additional Location in Plainfield, IL; Maywood, IL
DeVry University, Downers Grove, IL
Closed location in Tampa, FL
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Added Additional Location in Burbank, IL
Inactivated Additional Location in Springfield, IL
Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL
Added Additional Locations in Bolingbrook, IL; Flossmoor, IL; Chicago, IL (2); Morris, IL

Iowa

Drake University, Des Moines, IA
Closed location in Kansas City, MO
Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA
Added Additional Location in Bettenford, IA

Kansas

Barton County Community College, Great Bend, KS
Added Additional Location in Topeka, KS
Inactivated Additional Location in Hays, KS

Michigan

Baker College, Flint, MI
Added Additional Location in Plymouth, MI
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
Added Additional Location in Auburn Hills, MI; Marquette, MI; Arlington, Va
Closed Locations in Auburn Hills, MI; Army Education Center, DC;
Inactivated Additional Location in Detroit, MI
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
Added Additional Location in Livonia, MI
Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
Added Additional Location in Gwinn, MI

Minnesota
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
Added Additional Location in Elk River, MN; Woodbury, MN; Long Prairie, MN;
Mankato, MN; Philips, WI; Alertville, MN;
Activated Additional Locations in New Richmond, WI; Virginia, MN; Rogers, MN;
Owatonna, MN; Shakopee, MN; Watertown, MN
University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Added Additional Location in Minneapolist, MN; St. Paul, MN

Missouri

Maryville University of Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO
Added Additional Location in Scott AFB, IL; Lake St. Louis, MO

Ohio

Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
Added Additional Location in Niles, OH

Oklahoma

Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City, OK
Added Additional Location in Lawton, OK
Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK
Added Additional Location in Anadarko, OK; Beaver, OK; Carnegie, OK; Clinton, OK;
Okmulgee, OK (2); Wayne, OK; Claremore, OK; Wetumka, OK

Wisconsin

Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI
Added Additional Location in New Berlin, WI
Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI
Closed a location in Hales Corners, WI
Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, WI
Added Additional Location in Green Bay, WI
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
Added Additional Location in Janesville, WI


The Institutional Actions Council of The Higher Learning Commission approved the following actions on August 16, 2010.

Arizona

Approved for Continued Accreditation

Maricopa Community Colleges-GateWay Community College, Phoenix, AZ

Approval of Request for Change

Maricopa Community Colleges-GateWay Community College, Phoenix, AZ (two additional certificate programs)
Maricopa Community Colleges-Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ (new certificate programs)

Arkansas

Approved for Continued Accreditation

University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR

Approval of Request for Change

Pulaski Technical College, North Little Rock, AR (consortial arrangement of A’s program)

Colorado

Approved for Continued Accreditation

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

Focused Evaluations - Mandated

Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO

Approval of Request for Change

Community College of Aurora, Aurora, CO
Regis University, Denver, CO (additional D’s program)

Illinois

Approved for Continued Accreditation

City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S. Truman College, Chicago, IL
St. John's College, Springfield, IL
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

Focused Evaluations - Mandated

Chicago State University, Chicago, IL
Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL

Approval of Request for Change

Bradley University, Peoria, IL (additional location in state)
Danville Area Community College, Danville, IL (additional certificate and A’s program)
DeVry University, Downers Grove, IL (teach-out plan for Tampa, FL location)
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL (additional location in state)
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (new international B’s program)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL (additional location out of state)

Approval of Request for Certificate

Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL Request to offer Corrections and Criminal Justice certificate
Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL Request to offer Dental Assisting/Assistant certificate
Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL Request to offer Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage certificate
Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL Request to offer Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor certificate
Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL Request to offer Surgical Technology/Technologist certificate

Indiana

Approved for Continued Accreditation

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN
Hanover College, Hanover, IN
Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

Approval of Request for Change

Anderson University, Anderson, IN (additional location in state)
Ball State University, Muncie, IN (additional location in state)
University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN (distance delivery of degree programs)

Iowa

Approval of Request for Change

Allen College, Waterloo, IA (M to D, new D’s program)
Drake University, Des Moines, IA (teach-out plan for Kansas City, MO location)
Kaplan University, Davenport, IA (additional programs at ME location)

Kansas

Approval of Request for Change

Independence Community College, Independence, KS (additional location in state)
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (addiitonal location in state)

Michigan

Approved for Continued Accreditation

Kettering University, Flint, MI
Wayne County Community College District, Detroit, MI

Approval of Request for Change

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI (teach-out plan for Grand Forks AFB location in ND)

Minnesota

Approved for Continued Accreditation

Adler Graduate School, Richfield, MN
College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN

Approval of Request for Change

Alexandria Technical and Community College, Alexandria, MN (remove stipulations on A’s programs)
Capella University, Minneapolis, MN (additional certificate program)
Crown College, St. Bonifacius, MN (distance delivery of M’s program)
Northwest Technical College, Bemidji, MN (three additional certificate programs)
Northwestern College, Saint Paul, MN (distance delivery of M’s programs)
Pine Technical College, Pine City, MN (three additional certificate programs)
St. Cloud Technical and Community College, St. Cloud, MN, (additional location in state; three additional certificate programs)

Missouri

Approved for Continued Accreditation

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, St. Louis, MO

Approval of Request for Change

Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO (increase credit hours of M’s program)
Harris-Stowe State University, St. Louis, MO (postponse comprehensive evaluation)
Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO (distance delivery of two new A’s programs)
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO (additional location in state)
William Woods University, Fulton, MO (courses at the D’s level)

Nebraska

Approved for Continued Accreditation

Western Nebraska Community College, Scottsbluff, NE

Approval of Request for Change

BryanLGH College of Health Science, Lincoln, NE (expand B’s programs)
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE (additional certificate program)

New Mexico

Approval of Request for Change

Central New Mexico Community College, Albuquerque, NM (additional location in state)
New Mexico State University (distance delivery of A’s program)
Northern New Mexico College, Espanola, NM (additional certificate program)
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (additional certificate programs)

North Dakota

Approval of Request for Change

Sitting Bull College, Fort Yates, ND (closing and opening of location in state)

Approval of Request for Certificate

Sitting Bull College, Fort Yates, ND Request to offer Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician

Ohio

Approved for Continued Accreditation

Ohio Christian University, Circleville, OH
Tiffin University, Tiffin, OH

Approval of Request for Change

Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH (additional location in state and out of state)
Ashland University, Ashland, OH (distance delivery of M’s program)
Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Canton, OH (additonal A’s program)
College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH (additional location in state)
Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH (additional campus in state)
Franklin University, Columbus, OH (course location Out-of-USA)
Kent State University, Kent, OH (additional location Out-of-USA; additional locations in state)
Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH (additional location in state)
North Central State College, Mansfield, OH (additional location in state)
Stark State College of Technology, North Canton, OH (additional locations in state)
Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OH (joint D.Min degrew with Methodist Theological Seminary)
Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, OH (four course locations out of state)

Oklahoma

Approved for Continued Accreditation

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee, Okmulgee, OK

Focused Evaluations - Mandated

Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College, Miami, OK

Approval of Request for Change

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City, OK (additional certificate and A’s program)

South Dakota

Approval of Request for Change

Dakota State University, Madison, SD (additional M’s program)
Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD (additional location in state)

West Virginia

Approved for Continued Accreditation

Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, WV
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College, Institute, WV

Approval of Request for Change

New River Community and Technical College, Beckley, WV (additional locations in state)
Salem International University, Salem, WV (new program)
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Mount Gay, WV (additional location in state)

Wisconsin

Approval of Request for Change

Carroll University, Waukesha, WI (additonal M’s program; additional location in state)
Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI (additional D’s program)
Maranatha Baptist Bible College, Watertown, WI (distance delivery of A’s and certificate programs)
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, Fennimore, WI (additional certificate program)
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI (additional location in state)

Wyoming

Approved for Continued Accreditation

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY


ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
June 25, 2010

Streamlined Approved Additional Locations

Arizona

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ; Added Additional Locations in Orlando, FL (2); Palm Springs, CA; Burlingame, CA; San
Diego, CA (2); Inactivated Additional Locations in Quincy, MA; Modesto, CA

Illinois

Aurora University, Aurora, IL; Added Additional Locations in Woodstock, IL; Dunlap, IL; LaSalle, IL
DeVry University, Downers Grove, IL; Added Additional Locations in Cedar Hill, TX; Tampa, FL; New York, NY
Governors State University, University Park, IL; Added Additional Locations in Chicago, IL (2); Evergreen Park, IL
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Olney, IL; Added Additional Locations in Flora, IL; Mt. Carmel, IL
Lewis University, Romeoville, IL; Closed Additional Location in Lockport, IL
University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL; Added Additional Locations in Yorkville, IL; Streator, IL; Aurora, IL; Burbank, IL;
LaGrange Park, IL; Oswego, IL; Homer Glen, IL; Streator, IL; Wilmington, IL; Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL; Added Additional Location in Lombard, IL

Iowa

Drake University, Des Moines, IA; Added Additional Location in Kansas City, MO

Indiana

Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN; Added Additional Locations in Lafayette, IN (2)
Trine University, Angola, IN; Added Additional Location in Logansport, IN; Closed Additional Location in Merrillville, IN
University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN; Re-Activated Additioanl Location in Indianapolis, IN

Kansas

Barton County Community College, Great Bend, KS; Added Additional Location in Larned, KS

Minnesota

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN; Added Additional Location in Oakdale, MN

Missouri

Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO; Added Additional Location in Cape Girardeau, MO

Nebraska

Northeast Community College, Norfolk, NE; Added Additional Location in South Sioux City, NE

Ohio

Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH; Added Additional Location in Gahanna, OH

Oklahoma

Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City, OK; Added Additional Locations in Stillwater, OK; Poteau, OK; Oklahoma City, OK; Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, OK; Added Additional Location in Durant, OK

Wisconsin

Carroll University, Waukesha, WI; Inactivated Additional Location in Waukesha, WI
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI; Inactivated Additional Location in Lake Geneva, WI


Actions Taken by the Institutional Actions Council
June 14, 2010

VALIDATED BY THE BOARD – June 25, 2010

  • Comprehensive Evaluations – Continued Accreditation
    • Bethel University, St. Paul, MN
    • Fontbonne University, Saint Louis, MO
    • Governors State University, University Park, IL
    • Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, IA
    • Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
    • North Central College, Naperville, IL
    • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City, OK
    • South Central College, North Mankato, MN
    • Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Cape Girardeau, MO
    • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Focused Evaluations – Mandated
    • Ashford University, Clinton, IA
    • Hannibal-LaGrange College, Hannibal, MO
    • Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL
    • Malone University, Canton, OH
    • Millikin University, Decatur, IL
  • Focused Evaluations – Institution’s Request
    • Adrian College, Adrian, MI (B to M, new M’s program)
    • Bethany College, Bethany, WV (B to M, new B’s program)
    • Creighton University, Omaha, NE (additional D’s program)
    • Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO (B to M, new M’s programs)
    • Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City, OK (removal of stipulation on distance education)
    • Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO (additional M’s program)
    • Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH (new M’s and D’s programs)
    • University of Advancing Technology, Tempe, AZ (additional A’s and B’s programs, expand distance delivery programs)
    • University of Akron, Akron, OH (additional M’s program)
  • Staff Recommended Change
    • Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL (relocation of main campus)
    • Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH (course locations out-of-state)
    • Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH (additional location out-of-state)
    • Chamberlain College of Nursingn, Downers Grove, IL (RN-BSN to MSN Birdge option)
    • Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL (new campus in Washington, DC)
    • Cochise College, Douglas, AZ (additonal location out-of-state )
    • Coffeyville Community College, Coffeyville, KS (additional location in-state)
    • Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI (teach-out plan for Milwaukee South Campus)
    • Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI (new international location in Thailand)
    • Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, Springfield, MO (additional M’s program and certificate program)
    • Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott, KS (new certificate program)
    • Gateway Technical College, Kenosha, WI (new certificate program)
    • Harding University, Searcy, AR (addtional programs at Memphis, TN campus)
    • Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR (two additional locations in state)
    • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park, MN (new certificate program)
    • Huntington Junior College, Huntington, WV (distance delivery of degree programs)
    • Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL (additional location in state)
    • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN (new certificate program)
    • Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development, Santa Fe, NM (new certificate program)
    • Lake Superior State University, Sault Sainte Marie, MI (postpone comprehensive evaluation)
    • Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL (additional locations in state)
    • Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI (new certificate program)
    • Mesabi Range Community & Technical College, Chisholm, MN (additional location in state)
    • Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO (expand the number of students in D’s program)
    • Mitchell Technical Institute, Mitchell, SD (additional location in state)
    • Moberly Area Community College, Moberly, MO (teach-out plan for Columbia, MO location)
    • Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD (new location in state)
    • National American University, Rapid City, SD (open and close location in MN)
    • National American University, Rapid City, SD (new campus out of state)
    • National American University, Rapid City, SD (new location out of state)
    • National American University, Rapid City, SD (new location out of state)
    • National-Louis University, Chicago, IL (additional locations in state and out of state)
    • National-Louis University, Chicago, IL (new certificate program)
    • Neosho County Community College, Chanute, KS (additional locations in state)
    • Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK (additional locations in state)
    • Northland Pioneer College, Holbrook, AZ (teach-out plan for Heber Center)
    • Northwestern College, Chicago, IL (additional certificate program)
    • Ohio Christian University, Circleville, OH (new location in state)
    • Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS (add program to home campus)
    • Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS (additional locations out of state)
    • Ranken Technical College, St. Louis, MO (new certificate program)
    • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN (new certificate program)
    • Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL (new locations in state)
    • Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL (add program to existing location)
    • Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, OH (additional M’s program)
    • South Central College, North Mankato, MN (additional location in state)
    • Southeastern Community College, West Burlington, IA (new certificate program)
    • Southwestern Christian University, Bethany, OK (additional location in state)
    • Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL (new certificate program)
    • Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI (additional location in Toledo, OH)
    • Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI (additional location in Freemont, OH)
    • Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff, MO (reconcile new degree site in SAS)
    • Trine University, Angola, IN (teach-out plan for Merrillville campus)
    • University of Arkansas Community College at Hope, Hope, AR (additional location in state)
    • University of Cincinnati-Clermont, Batavia, OH (additional location in state)
    • University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE (additional location in state)
    • University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ (open and close location, teach-out plan for closed location)
    • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI (distance delivery of degree programs)
    • Washington State Community College, Marietta, OH (additional location in state)
    • Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL (new certificate program)
    • Wichita Area Technical College, Wichita, KS (open and close location, teach-out plan for closed location)
  • Evaluators Panel (Change)
    • Governors State University, University Park, IL (additional D’s program)
  • Advisory Visit
    • American InterContinental University, Hoffman Estates, IL
  • AQIP Review Panel (Admissions)
    • Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, AR

ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE INSTITUTIONAL ACTIONS COUNCIL

March 8, 2010
VALIDATED BY THE BOARD – March 17, 2010

Streamlined Approved Locations
Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI Add locations in Coon Rapids, MN; Madison, WI; Wales, WI; Milwaukee, WI
Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO Add location in Eureka, MO
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO Add locations in Colorado Springs, CO; Commerce City, CO; Fort Collins, CO; Loveland, CO; Longmont, CO; Close locations in Pueblo, CO; Colorado Springs, CO; Grand Junction, CO
Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI Add location in Coldwater, MI
Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL Add locations in Crystal Lake, IL; Park Ridge, IL; Gumee, IL; Re-Activate location in Chicago, IL
Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI Add location in West Bend, WI
Concordia University, St. Paul, St. Paul, MN Add location in Spring Lake Park, MN; Re-Activate location in Duluth, MN; Inactive locations in Elk River, MN; Osseo, MN; Ramsey, MN; Close location in Burnsville, MN
DeVry University, Downers Grove, IL Add location in Glendale, AZ
Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI Re-Activate location in Roscommon, MI
Governors State University, University Park, IL Add location in Chicago, IL
Illinois State University, Normal, IL Inactive locations in Charleston, IL; LaSalle, IL; Rock Island, IL
Marian University, Fond du Lac, WI Add location in Onalaska, WI
Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH Add locations in Columbus, OH (2)
Regis University, Denver, CO Add locations in Denver, CO (3); Arvada, CO (2); Parker, CO; Englewood, CO; Highlands Ranch, CO; Wheat Ridge, CO
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL Add locations in Mt. Sterling, IL; Stanford, IL
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ Add locations Santa Clarita, CA; San Antonio, TX
University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, MN Add location in Milwaukee, WI; Re-Activate locations in Mendota Heights, MN; West St. Paul, MN
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL Add locations in Chicago, IL; Havana, IL
Western International University, Phoenix, AZ Re-Activate locations in Scottsdale, AZ; Phoenix, AZ (2)
William Woods University, Fulton, MO Add locations in Branson, MO; Brookfield, MO; Mt. Vernon, MO


ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

February 26, 2010

Approved for Initial Accreditation
Global University, Springfield, MO
Future Generations Graduate School, Franklin, WV
Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL
Approved for Continued Accreditation (Show-Cause Order)
Chancellor University, Cleveland, OH
Approved Change of Control
Kaplan University, Davenport, IA
Pueblo Community College, Pueblo, CO
Change of Control Denied
Rochester College, Rochester Hills, MI


ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE INSTITUTIONAL ACTIONS COUNCIL

February 8, 2010
VALIDATED BY THE BOARD – February 19, 2010

MACRO Streamlined Approved Sites
Benedictine University, Lisle, IL Added Site in Highland Park, IL
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI Added Site in Fort Lee, VA; Closed Site in Ann Arbor, MI
Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI Added Site in Monroe, MI; Inactive Sites in Belleville, MI; Lansing, MI; Detroit, MI; Reactive Site in Portage, MI
Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL Added Sites in Chicago, IL; Berwyn, IL; Des Plaines, IL. Waukegan, IL
Dominican University, River Forest, IL Added Sites in Elk Grove Village, IL; Chicago, IL (2)
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL; Closed Site in Chicago, IL; Reactive Site in Carterville, IL
Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI; Reactive Site in Aubern Hills, MI
Governors State University, University Park, IL Add Sites in Chicago, IL (2); South Holland, IL; New Lenox, IL; Plainfield, IL; Riverdale, IL; Crestwood, IL; Chicago Ridge, IL
Graceland University, Lamoni, IA; Added Site in Cameron, MO
Hamline University, St. Paul, MN Added Sites in Byron, MN; Cottage Grove, MN (2); Wilmar, MN (2); Buffalo, MN; Plainview, MN; Plymouth, MN
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN Added Sites in Richmond, IN; Fort Wayne, IN
Lake Superior State University, Sault Sainte Marie, MI; Added Site in Dearborn, MI
Maricopa Community Colleges-Rio Salado Community College, Tempe, AZ Added Site in Surprize, AZ
Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, MN Added Site in Fergus Falls, MN
Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, OK Added Site in Okmulgee, OK
Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL Added Site in Elgin, IL
Pierpont Community and Technical College, Fairmont, WV Inactive Sites Philippi, WV; Kingwood, WV; Elkins, WV
Regis University, Denver, CO Added Sites in Englewood, CO; Denver, CO
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO Added Sites in St. Louis, MO; Poplar Bluff, MO
State Fair Community College, Sedalia, MO Added Site in Clinton, MO; Closed Site in Clinton, MO
University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO Added Site in St. Louis, MO
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO Added Sites in Loveland, CO; Colorado Springs, CO; Inactive Sites in Durango, CO; Greeley, CO; Denver, CO; Colorado Springs, CO; Longmont, CO; Loveland, CO
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ Added Sites Golden, CO; Columbus, GA; Portage, MI; Aurora, CO; Inactive Sites in Fort Collins, CO; Orange Park, FL
Wright State University, Dayton, OH Added Sites in Milford, OH; Tipp City, OH


February 8, 2010
VALIDATED BY THE BOARD – February 17, 2010

COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATIONS - APPROVED FOR CONTINUED ACCREDITATION
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, Martinsburg, WV
Mesabi Range Community & Technical College, Chisholm, MN
Seminole State College, Seminole, OK
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI
Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI


COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATIONS - APPROVED FOR CONTINUED CANDIDACY
Westwood College, Denver, CO


FOCUSED EVALUATIONS – MANDATED
Adams State College, Alamosa, CO
Coffeyville Community College, Coffeyville, KS
Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL


FOCUSED EVALUATIONS – CHANGE REQUEST
American Public University System, Charles Town, WV (additional M’s program)
Franklin University, Columbus, OH (new international degree sites)
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ (new A’s programs)
Greenville College, Greenville, IL (additional M’s program)
Manchester College, North Manchester, IN (additional M’s program)
Northwestern College, Rosemont, IL (additional A’s program)
Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK (additonal D’s program)
Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS (distance delivery of M’s programs)
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK (new A’s program)
Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, CO (additional M’s program)


EVALUATORS PANEL REFERRAL - CHANGE REQUEST
Argosy University, Chicago, IL (additional M’s program)

STAFF REFERRAL - CHANGE REQUEST
American Public University System, Charles Town, WV (distance delivery of RN to BSN degree)
American Public University System, Charles Town, WV (distance delivery of M’s program and graduate
certificates)
Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI (additional M’s program)
Ashford University, Clinton, IA (change focus of visit)
Benedictine University, Lisle, IL (additional D’s programs)
Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH (new degree site in state)
Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, OH (new degree site in IN)
College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL (additional Certificate program)
College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, OH (new degree site in OH)
Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH (new campus in state)
Concordia University, Seward, NE (new degree site in state)
Concordia University, Seward, NE (new degree site in state)
Concordia University, Seward, NE (new degree site in state)
Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, IA (new degree sites in state)
Herzing University, Milwaukee, WI (new campus in WI)
Hutchinson Community College, Hutchinson, KS (additional certificates program and new degree site in KS)
Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, IN (new degree site in state)
Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN (additional certificate)
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN (new campus location in state)
Labette Community College, Parsons, KS (new degree sites in state)
Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL (new degree sites in state)
Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL (new certificate program)
Lincoln Christian University, Lincoln, IL (new degree site in state)
Lincoln College, Lincoln, IL (additional B’s program)
Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI (new degree site in state)
McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL (additional certificate programs)
Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN (new international site in China)
Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN (new degree site in state)
Northcentral Technical College, Wausau, WI (new degree site in state)
Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI (additional certificate programs)
Owens Community College, Toledo, OH (new degree sites in state)
Pratt Community College, Pratt, KS (new degree site in state)
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (distance delivery of M’s program)
Rasmussen College, Lake Elmo, MN (new degree site in IL)
Rasmussen College, Lake Elmo, MN (new campus location in state)
Saint Ambrose University, Davenport, IA (additional certificate programs)
Saint Cloud Technical College, St. Cloud, MN (change mission from technical to comprehensive community college)
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN (additional certificate program)
Simpson College, Indianola, IA (close and open campus in state)
Sioux Falls Seminary, Sioux Falls, SD (close and open campus in state)
Tohono O'odham Community College, Sells, AZ (postpone next comprehensive evaluation)
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (new degree site in CA)
Western Technical College, La Crosse, WI (close and open campus in state; add new degree site in state)


AQIP REVIEW PANEL (CHANGE)
Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS (distance delivery of degree programs)
Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA (distance delivery of A’s program)
Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN (additional D’s program)
Northern New Mexico College, Espanola, NM (additional B’s program)


REAFFIRMATION OF ACCREDITATION (AQIP)
College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
Community College of Denver, Denver, CO
Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny, IA
Jackson Community College, Jackson, MI
Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN
Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Minneapolis, MN
Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
Rochester Community and Technical College, Rochester, MN
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, Fennimore, WI
Southwestern College, Winfield, KS


December 7, 2009

VALIDATED BY THE BOARD – December 18, 2009

MACRO Streamlined Approved Sites
Benedictine University, Lisle, IL Added Sites in Peoria, IL (3); Edwards, IL; Rockford, IL (2); Lake Forest, IL
Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO Added Sites in St.Louis, MO; Clinton, MO; Macon, MO
Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL Reactivated Site in Roselle, IL
Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI Added Site in Ann Arbor, MI
DeVry University, Oakbrook Terrace, IL Added Site in Maryland Heights, MO; Closed Site in St. Louis, MO
Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO Add Site in Saint Charles, MO
National-Louis University, Chicago, IL Added Site in Chicago, IL
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN Added Sites in Fergus Falls, MN; Little Falls, MN; Menomonie, WI; Duluth, MNl Green Bay, WI; Willmar, MN; Reactivated Sites in Princeton, MN; Victoria, MN
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ Added Sites in Pueblo, CO; Upland, CA; El Centro, CA
University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, MN Added Sites in Bloomington, MN; Savage, MN


ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE INSTITUTIONAL ACTIONS COUNCIL
December 7, 2009

VALIDATED BY THE BOARD – December 16, 2009

Reader Referrals

COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATIONS - APPROVED FOR CONTINUED ACCREDITATION
Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI
Dakota College at Bottineau, Bottineau, ND
Maricopa Community Colleges-South Mountain Community College, Phoenix, AZ
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences, Tempe, AZ
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Chickasha, OK


FOCUSED EVALUATIONS – CHANGE REQUEST
Chamberlain College of Nursing, Addison, IL p(new campus in FL)
Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, OK (additional M’s program)
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN (additional D’s program)
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ (remove stipulaton on B’s programs)


STAFF REFERRAL - CHANGE REQUEST
American College of Education, Chicago, IL (distance delivery of M’s program)
Anoka Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN (new certificate programs)
Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS (change date of progress report)
Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI (distance delivery of B’s programs)
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S. Truman College, Chicago, IL (additional certificate programs)
Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH (B to M, new M’s program)
Community College of Aurora, Aurora, CO (new degree sites)
Cox College, Springfield, MO (additional A’s and certificate programs)
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Moorefield, WV (relocation of main campus)
Greenville College, Greenville, IL (new degree sites in Belleville and Peoria, IL)
Hamline University, St. Paul, MN (additional M’s program)
John Wood Community College, Quincy, IL (new degree site in Quincy, IL)
Kent State University, Kent, OH (new degree sites in OH)
Lewis University, Romeoville, IL (new degree site in Albuquerque, NM)
National-Louis University, Chicago, IL (new degree sites in IL, FL, and WI)
North Central Kansas Technical College, Beloit, KS (new degree site in state)
Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS (new degree site in WI)
Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Rock Island, IL (additional courses)
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
University of Wisconsin-Stout
University of Wisconsin-Superior (distance delivery of B’s progam)
Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, OH (additional M’s program)


REAFFIRMATION OF ACCREDITATION (AQIP)
Belmont Technical College, St. Clairsville, OH
Benedictine University, Lisle, IL
Cleary University, Howell, MI
Highland Community College, Freeport, IL
Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL
Independence Community College, Independence, KS
Northeast Iowa Community College, Calmar, IA
Ridgewater College, Willmar, MN


ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE INSTITUTIONAL ACTIONS COUNCIL
October 19, 2009

VALIDATED BY THE BOARD – October 27, 2009

Reader Referrals

COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATIONS - APPROVED FOR CONTINUED ACCREDITATION
Itasca Community College, Chisholm, MN
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Curtis, NE
Northwestern College, Saint Paul, MN
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH
Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, IA
United States Air Force Academy, USAF Academy, CO
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Wentworth Military Academy and Junior College, Lexington, MO


FOCUSED EVALUATIONS – COMMISSION MANDATED
Arkansas Baptist College, Little Rock, AR
MacCormac College, Chicago, IL


FOCUSED EVALUATIONS – CHANGE REQUEST
Cleveland Chiropractic College, Overland Park, KS (additional M’s program)
Jamestown College, Jamestown, ND(B to M, new M’s program)
Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL (distance delivery of M’s program)
University of Northwestern Ohio, Lima, OH


EVALUATORS PANEL REFERRAL - CHANGE REQUEST
Avila University, Kansas City, MO (additional M’s program)


STAFF REFERRAL - CHANGE REQUEST
Argosy University, Chicago, IL (new degree site in CO)
Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO (new degree site in FL)
Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD (additional M’s program)
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College, Chicago, IL (postpone next comprehensive evaluation)
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J. Daley College, Chicago, IL (postpone next comprehensive evaluation)
Coffeyville Community College, Coffeyville, KS (new degree sites in state)
Connors State College, Warner, OK (postpone next comprehensive evaluation)
Creighton University, Omaha, NE (distance delivery of M’s program)
Eastern Iowa Community College District, Davenport, IA (new degree site in state)
Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, Springfield, MO (new degree site in state)
Huntington University, Huntington, IN (additional B’s program)
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Olney, IL (new certificate at existing site)
Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL (additional program at OH branch campus)
Lincoln Christian University, Lincoln, IL (new degree site in state)
McKendree University, Lebanon, IL (new degree sites in IL and KY)
Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI (new degree site in state)
Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH (new degree site in state)
North Central Kansas Technical College, Beloit, KS (new degree site in state)
Northland College, Ashland, WI (postpone next comprehensive evaluation)
Northwest Kansas Technical College, Goodland, KS (new degree site in state)
University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, MN (additional graduate certificates)
Valley City State University, Valley City, ND (remove restriction on graduate level programs and courses)
William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IA (close and open site in West Des Moines, IA)


AQIP REVIEW PANEL - CHANGE REQUEST
Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN (M to D, new D’s program)
Eastern Arizona College, Thatcher, AZ (distance delivery of A’s programs)
Friends University, Wichita, KS (distance delivery of B’s and M’s programs)
Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN (distance delivery of A’s and Certificate programs)


AQIP REVIEW PANEL - ADMISSIONS
Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Fergus Falls, MN


ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE INSTITUTIONAL ACTIONS COUNCIL

October 19, 2009
VALIDATED BY THE BOARD – October 26, 2009

MACRO Streamlined Approved Sites
Aurora University, Aurora, IL Add Sites in Carpentersville, IL; West Chicago, IL
Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN Add Site in Coon Rapids, MN
Bethel University, St. Paul, MN Add Site in Circle Pines, MN
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI Add Sites in Kinston, NC; Douglasville, GA; Fort Myer, VA; Roswell, GA; Scottsville, MI; Inactivate Sites in Athens, GA; Marietta, GA; Close Sites in Grand Rapids, MI; Kingston, NC; Fort Myer, VA
Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL Add Sites in Downers Grove, IL; Grayslake, IL; Schaumburg, IL (3); Rolling Meadows, IL; Elgin, IL; Chicago, IL. Gurnee, IL; Inactivate Sites in Des Plaines, IL; Chicago, IL (3); Cicero, IL; Beach Park, IL; Aurora, IL; Westmont, IL
DeVry University, Oakbrook Terrace, IL Add Sites in Jacksonville, FL; Oakland, CA; Downers Grove, IL; Close sites in San Francisco, CA; Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Olney, IL Inactivate Sites in Sumner, IL; Robinson, IL
Illinois State University, Normal, IL Add Site in Chicago, IL
Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN Add Sites in Indianapolis, IN; Sellersburg, IN; Jacksonville, IN; New Albany, IN; North Vernon, IN; Mishawaka, IN; Florence, KY; Inactivated Site in Louisville, KY; Reactivated Sites in Scottsburg, IN; Florence, KY(2); Louisville, KY
Marian University, Fond du Lac, WI Add Site in Watertown, WI; Close Site in Watertown, WI
Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, OK Add Site in Muskogee, OK
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL Add Site in Benton, IL
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL Add Site in Granite City, IL
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ Add Sites in Bentonville, AR; San Diego, CA; Fayetteville, NC; Greensboro, NC; Brighton,CO; Denver, CO; Lake San Marcos, CA; Texarkana, AR; Arvada, CO; Minneapolis, MN
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI Add Sites in Appleton, WI; River Falls, WI; Lake Geneva, WI; Rhinelander, WI; La Crosse, WI; Sun Pririe, WI; Waukesha, WI
Walsh University, North Canton, OH Add Site in Akron, OH
Western International University, Phoenix, AZ Add Site in Surprise, AZ


ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE REVIEW COMMITTEE

September 14, 2009
VALIDATED BY THE BOARD – October 1, 2009

Comprehensive Evaluations - Approved for Initial Accreditation

Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, Chicago, IL
University of Advancing Technology, Tempe, AZ
Comprehensive Evaluations - Approved for Initial Candidacy
Denver School of Nursing, Denver, CO
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College, Baraga, MI

Comprehensive Evaluations - Approved for Continued Accreditation

Clarkson College, Omaha, NE
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH