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1 October 18, 2010

2 Accreditation is the process that determines the educational quality provided by the institution. This process measures MCC's performance in the areas of academic quality, integrity, innovation, diversity, inclusiveness, service, collaboration, and learning. The evaluations are conducted by the Higher Learning Commission, or HLC 2

3 The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation and one of two commission members of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), which was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Higher Learning Commission accredits, and thereby grants membership in the Commission and in the North Central Association, degreegranting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region 3

4 MCC has been accredited by the HLC continuously since 1929 MCC maintains accreditation via the Program to Evaluate and Advance Quality (PEAQ) PEAQ consists of an institutional self-study, an evaluation by a team of trained peer reviewers (the Site Visit), and final decisionmaking by the Commission through three panels 4

5 Scheduled for October 25-27, 2010 A detailed meeting schedule will come shortly The schedule is set.keep in mind that a site visit occurs once in every 10 years Everyone will have at least one opportunity to meet with team members This is an opportunity to share the MCC story as well as the story of your own program or department 5

6 HLC Criteria Timeline MCC Committees Who Is Involved? MCC HLC Website 6

7 David Devier (team lead), VP of Academic and Student Affairs, Clark State Community College (OH) Evonne Carter, Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Milwaukee Area Technical College (WI) Chad Hanson, Sociology Department, Casper College (WY) Linda McMurtey, Director of Finance, Oklahoma City Community College (OK) Jeanne Swarthout, President, Northland Pioneer College (AZ) 7

8 Site Team Composition Wide input was accepted in the process 80 MCC community members participated in the HLC Self Study process Be open with team members 8

9 Contact your Vice President or Director The HLC Steering Committee Janie Brooks, Vice President of Student Services Jenny Klingenberg, Instructor and Chair, English/Communications Darren Mattone, Instructor, Life Science Anne Meilof, Director of Institutional Research and Development (Chair) Teresa Sturrus, Vice President for Academic Affairs Becky Evans, Instructor of Communication Past Members Richard Doctor (co-chair), English instructor (Retired) Bob Ferrentino (co-chair), Vice President for Academic Affairs (New Position) Diana Osborn, Executive Vice President of Administrative Services (Retired) 9

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11 The organization operates with integrity to ensure the fulfillment of its mission through structures and processes that involve the board, administration, faculty, staff, and students 11

12 The organization's allocation of resources and its processes for evaluation and planning demonstrate its capacity to fulfill its mission, improve the quality of its education, and respond to future challenges and opportunities. 12

13 The organization provides evidence of student learning and teaching effectiveness that demonstrates it is fulfilling its educational mission 13

14 The organization promotes a life of learning for its faculty, administration, staff, and students by fostering and supporting inquiry, creativity, practice, and social responsibility in ways consistent with its mission 14

15 As called for by its mission, the organization identifies its constituencies and serves them in ways both value 15

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