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Webster University has been accredited by HLC since 1925.

Public Notice for Comments on Webster to HLC

October 30, 2017

Webster University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission. Webster University has been accredited by HLC since 1925. A peer review team will review the institution’s ongoing fulfillment of HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation during a site visit in March 2017. The public is invited to submit comments regarding Webster directly to the HLC.

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Marissa Cope

OIE Adds Assessment and Accreditation Analyst

September 04, 2017

The Office of Academic Affairs has added Marissa Cope as the Assessment and Accreditation Analyst in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. Cope will be responsible for managing the University’s official documents related to institutional, programmatic, and country/national accreditation. She will also coordinate the collection of student learning outcomes assessment reports across the University as well as serving as the day-to-day administrator for Tk20.

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Next HLC Focus Sessions: Academic Quality and Planning, General Ed

April 10, 2017

In preparation for the next HLC comprehensive visit, a working group is gathering evidence to demonstrate that Webster meets the five criteria for accreditation and developing a first draft of the assurance argument. This spring, the working group is offering "HLC Focus Sessions" on key areas of accreditation. The sessions are designed to provide information, but also to solicit information and examples that support our assurance argument. Please plan to attend sessions relevant to your area.

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Comprehensive reaffirmation of accreditation visits from the HLC will occur in 2017-18.

Reaffirmation of HLC Accreditation Set for 2017-18

May 04, 2016

Webster University’s Reaffirmation of Accreditation comprehensive visits by Higher Learning Commission (HLC) reviewers will occur in Academic Year 2017-18. In preparation, a working group has begun to assemble documentation in support of reaffirmation (in HLC’s language, the Evidence File). In Fall 2016, small groups of experts will begin to review outlines of how Webster meets the five Criteria for Accreditation and the evidence collected. Learn more about the steps in this process and the members of the working group.

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