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UMD accreditation reaffirmed by Higher Learning Commission

BusinessNorth — The Higher Learning Commission has publicly reaffirmed accreditation of University of Minnesota Duluth for an additional 10 years

“This reaffirmed accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission acknowledges the commitment and hard work of our faculty and staff and validates activities that strengthen our culture for continuous improvement and excellence,” UMD Chancellor Lendley C. Black said Tuesday in a news release.

In its report, the HLC review team highlighted demonstrated progress toward UMD’s strategic goal for social justice and with regard to the assessment of student learning. The team noted ways the institution has worked to make improvements in these areas and reinforced further advancements of campus efforts.

UMD was first accredited by the Higher Learning Commission in 1968.

The HLC is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.