Wichita State is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCA). The University’s last review was during the 2016-17 academic year and is scheduled to be reviewed again in 2026-27.
Wichita State University participates in a model of accreditation called Open Pathway, which seeks to offer greater value to institutions and greater credibility to the public in its quality assurance.
The documents included to this collection provide the outcomes of the 2016-17 review: Wichita State University Assurance Argument report, the HLC Visiting Team final report and the Higher Learning Commission action letter.
(Higher Learning Commission, 2017-01-30) Higher Learning Commission; Gellman-Danley, Barbara
A letter from Barbara Gellman-Danley, the Higher Learning Commission President to President John W. Bardo, Wichita State University President that serves as a formal notification and official record of action taken concerning Wichita State University by the
Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission at its meeting on January 23, 2017. Wichita State University continues be accredited by Higher Learning Commission with the next Reaffirmation of Accreditation in 2026-2027.
The HLC visiting team evaluation report represents peer reviewers finding made during their visit to Wichita State University on October 10 - October 11, 2016. The report includes review of Assurance Argument, Wichita State Federal Compliance report, and supportive documentation.