Higher Learning Commission representatives to visit Oct. 12-13


The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools is conducting a periodic (10-year) comprehensive evaluation of Marshall University for the purpose of reaffirming Marshall’s continuous accreditation with the HLC.

The HLC accreditation site visit will take place Monday, Oct. 12, and Tuesday, Oct. 13. A full schedule of the visit may be viewed at www.marshall.edu/hlcaccreditationreview/files/Marshall-University-Open-Pathways-Visit_Schedule12.pdf.

Drop-in sessions for students, faculty and staff  during the site visit are scheduled as follows:

  • Students: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, Memorial Student Center, room 2W37
  • Faculty: 5-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the Memorial Student Center, Shawkey Dining Room.
  • Staff (classified and non-classified): 8:30-9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Memorial Student Center, Shawkey Dining Room.

The assurance argument and the site-visit team schedule, along with other related HLC information, can be found at www.marshall.edu/hlcaccreditationreview/.

Marshall has been accredited with the HLC since 1928.  Its last comprehensive evaluation was in 2005-06.