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University of the Rockies Announces Proposal to Seek Third Party Comments in Preparation for Visit from Regional Accrediting Agency
Public invited to submit written comments on the quality of the University and its programs

University of the Rockies is seeking comments from the public in preparation for a periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit September 29 – October 1, 2014 from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (HLC), at which time an HLC team will review the University’s ongoing ability to meet the Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation. University of the Rockies has been accredited by the HLC since 2003.

The public is invited to send comments regarding the University to the following address:

Third-Party Comment on University of the Rockies

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on the HLC website at

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of University of the Rockies or its academic programs. All comments must be in writing and must be received by August 29, 2014.



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