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Public Notice of NWCCU Accreditation Visit to Green River College (April 29-May 1, 2020)

By Fia Eliasson-Creek, director, Institutional Effectiveness , January 3, 2020

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) will perform a comprehensive accreditation evaluation visit to Green River College on April 29-May 1, 2020. The NWCCU evaluation team will meet with Green River students, faculty, staff and board of trustee members to evaluate the college's compliance with NWCCU accreditation standards and policies.

Prior to this visit, the public is invited to provide comments directly to the Commission.  To be considered, all comments must be signed and delivered to NWCCU no later than March 20, 2020. Comments should be addressed to:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Ave NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98502

The NWCCU is an independent, nonprofit membership organization and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the regional authority on educational quality and institutional effectiveness in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

Green River College has continuously maintained its accreditation with NWCCU since 1967. Accreditation through NWCCU means that the college meets or exceeds the Commission's established standards of educational quality and effectiveness. Green River’s accreditation was last reaffirmed in July 2013 in conjunction with the college’s 2013 Year Seven Self-Evaluation Report.

For more information on Green River’s accreditation visit, please contact the Vice President of Instruction at 253-833-9111, ext. 2565.

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