Community Invited to Offer Insights to Higher Learning Commission


Southwestern Christian University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

The University will host a visit Sept. 21-22 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. SCU has been accredited by the Commission since 1973. The Higher Learning Commission placed SCU On-Notice in 2014 and SCU remains fully accredited. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet the Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the University:

Public Comment on Southwestern Christian University

The Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle Street,

Suite 7-500

Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on the Commission’s website, here.

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.  All comments must be received by August 20, 2015.

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