As you probably know, WASC (the Western Association of Schools and Colleges) is the accrediting agency for NDNU and they will be on campus this week. They would like your input and have said that they want to hear from you about the following:
“Students are encouraged to comment on issues of academic rigor and consistency, availability of student support services, accuracy of information provided by the institution, and other matters related to the quality of the educational experience.”
If you can attend, they have set aside time to meet with students on Wednesday, March 25, 4:30-5:15, Library.
If that doesn’t work for you, they have also set up a way to communicate with them via email. Note that the team is particularly interested in hearing from students at off-campus sites (ahem, that’s you, Mission and Canada friends!) The Provost’s Office has explained how this works:
The email account is created by a WSCUC staff member and only authorized WSCUC staff and team members have access to it. The emails are not viewed by any representative of the institution. The email account is created for this visit only and will be closed once the WASC team leaves the campus. Only comments made before or during the visit will be considered as part of the review process. Institutional reports, on-campus interviews, open sessions, and email comments become part of the information collected and reviewed by the team. Please note that team members will not respond individually to comments provided through any of these venues, including the confidential email account. However, the input from comments, along with other forms of information, will be considered as the team undertakes its work and develops recommendations to the institution. The team is not able to meet individually with members of the campus community, so please do not use the email account to request private appointments.
To write to the WSCUC team, please address your email to: NDNU@wascsenior.org
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