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Macomb Community College seeking public comment as part of reaccreditation process

– Monday, March 28, 2016 12:00AM

Macomb Community College seeking public comment as part of reaccreditation process

Macomb Community College is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for an accreditation visit by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) on September 26 and 27, 2016.  Accredited since 1970, the team will review the college’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.  

The public is invited to submit comments that address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs, either online at:

     www.hlcommission.org/comment

 or in writing to:

     Public Comment on Macomb Community College

     Higher Learning Commission

     230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500

     Chicago, IL 60604-1411 

Comments must be received by August 26, 2016, to be considered by the commission. 

HLC is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in 19 states in the North Central region of the country.  Institutional accreditation evaluates an entire institution and accredits it as a whole; other agencies provide accreditation for specific programs. 

About Macomb Community College

Macomb Community College (www.macomb.edu) is one of the nation’s leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to more than 48,000 students annually. Macomb grants the largest number of associate degrees in Michigan and nationally ranks in the top two percent in the number of associate degrees awarded by community colleges. The college’s comprehensive educational programming includes pre-collegiate experiences, university transfer and career preparation programs, bachelor-degree completion and graduate degree programs, workforce training, professional education and certification, and continuing education and enrichment opportunities. 

Media Contact: Jeanne Nicol, 586.445.7204, nicolj@macomb.edu