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Annual Conference Proposals Due August 1

HLC is now accepting presentation proposals for its 2017 Annual Conference, taking place March 31–April 4 in Chicago. The conference will include a special focus on the role of accreditation in Navigating the Future of higher education in relation to innovation and student success. HLC invites proposals addressing this theme through mission, integrity, teaching and learning, and institutional effectiveness. Review the Proposal Submission Guide for full details and submit your proposal by August 1, 2016.

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Policy Updates

The Board approved on first reading the following proposed revised policy. HLC invites comments on this proposed policy before the Board takes final action in June 2016. Comments can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Comments must be received by May 17, 2016.

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The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region of the United States.

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