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Mount Ida Accreditation Review will take place October 1 – 4

Mount Ida College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit October 1-4, 2017 by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education is one of seven accrediting commissions in the United States that provides institutional accreditation on a regional basis. Accreditation is voluntary and applies to the institution as a whole. The Commission, that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, accredits approximately 240 institutions in the six-state New England region.

Mount Ida College has been accredited by the Commission since 1970 and was last reviewed in 2007 with an interim review in 2013. Its accreditation by the New England Association encompasses the entire institution.

Mount Ida College has been engaged for a year in a process of self-study, addressing the Commission’s Standards for Accreditation. An evaluation team will visit the institution to gather evidence that the self-study is thorough and accurate. The team will recommend to the Commission a continuing status for the institution. Following a review process, the Commission itself will take the final action.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the institution to:
Public Comment on Mount Ida College
The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
209 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100 Bedford, MA 01803-4514
E-mail: cihe@neasc.org

Public Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution. The Commission cannot settle disputes between individuals and the institutions, whether those involve faculty, students, administrators, or members of other groups. Comments will not be treated as confidential and must include the name, address, and telephone number of the person providing the comments.

Public Comments must be received by October 4, 2017.  The Commission cannot guarantee that comments received after that due date will be considered.