Higher Learning Commission

Missouri State University’s regional accrediting body is the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (HLC). Missouri State University has successfully maintained continuous regional accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (HLC) since 1915. Missouri State University-West Plains has been a separately accredited campus with continuous accreditation since 1994.

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Missouri State University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1915. A team of peer reviewers will be on our campus October 5–6 to conduct a site visit. An executive summary of the assurance argument has been prepared for you. If you wish to read the entire assurance argument it is also posted. Everyone is encouraged to participate.

Meetings 0pen to all faculty, staff and students —

Open Forum Discussion for Criteria 1 & 2

10:10 AM – 11:00 AM, Monday, October 5 in PSU Theatre

Open Forum Discussion for Criteria 3 & 4

1:25 PM – 2:15 PM, Monday, October 5 in PSU Theatre

Focus on Diversity

1:25 PM – 2:15 PM, Monday, October 5 in PSU 313

Focus Discussion on Course Scheduling, Faculty Development and Quality Assurance

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM, Tuesday, October 6 in PSU 313 (Department Heads and Deans only)

Open Forum Discussion for Criterion 5

9:00 – 9:50 AM, Tuesday, October 6 in PSU Theatre

Focus Discussion on Assessment of Learning

9:00 – 9:50 AM, Tuesday, October 6 in PSU 313 

Focus Discussion on Faculty Development and Evaluation Processes

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM, Tuesday, October 6 in PSU 313 (Faculty only – all ranks)

Drop-In Session

2:30 – 3:20 PM, Monday, October 5 PSU 308

Drop-In Session

10:30 – 11:30 AM, Tuesday, October 6 PSU 308