Tag: accreditation

A note from Clif Ganyard about accreditation

“It will be a big year for UW-Green Bay, as 2017 marks UW-Green Bay’s 10-year Comprehensive Accreditation Review.  This means that the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of several organizations in the United States recognized by the Department of Education, will review the University based on several academic and practical criteria addressing mission, educational quality and integrity, […]

UW-Green Bay’s Nursing programs earn full CCNE accreditation

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay learned recently that a comprehensive review of its undergraduate and graduate programs in Nursing has resulted in maximum accreditations from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The CCNE, a national nursing accreditation agency officially recognized by the US Secretary of Education, evaluated both UW-Green Bay’s longstanding Bachelor of Science in […]

HLC Accreditation: Help Needed

A note from Associate Provost Clif Ganyard requesting your help for the HLC Accreditation process: “UWGB is preparing for its upcoming re-accreditation in 2017-2018. Accreditation is an important process that signifies the University’s academic qualifications, and on a practical level, makes the University eligible for federal funding and our students eligible for federal loans. UWGB […]

Yes! Online bachelor’s in Health Information secures initial accreditation

UW-Green Bay’s new online bachelor’s degree program in Health Information Management and Technology received good news Thursday afternoon: initial accreditation by the national accrediting agency. The decision by the Commission on Health Informatics and Information Management was relayed to campus by UW Extension, which coordinates the HIMT program offered in collaboration by Extension and UW […]

Nursing Program earns solid reviews on site visit

Congratulations are in order for program chair Prof. Susan Gallagher-Lepak, Dean Sue Mattison, and the entire faculty and staff of the Professional Program in Nursing. Earlier this week, UW-Green Bay hosted a three-day site visit by reviewers for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. They looked at four broad areas and 28 separate standards in […]

Another step toward eventual business program accreditation

It was encouraging news recently for the Cofrin School of Business at UW-Green Bay and its pursuit of AACSB accreditation. Word was received from the AACSB – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – that UW-Green Bay’s self-study report has been approved. It’s a preliminary and necessary step in the multi-year review and […]

MCW-Green Bay gains final OKs — good to go for 2015

The Medical College of Wisconsin says it will begin recruiting the first students at its new Green Bay-area campus for inaugural classes in July 2015 after receiving a pair of key accreditations. The Higher Learning Commission expanded its current accreditation of MCW’s main campus in Wauwatosa to include MCW-Green Bay, and the Liaison Committee on […]

Social Work earns eight-year renewal of accreditation

Congratulations are in order for the UW-Green Bay Bachelor’s in Social Work program, chairperson Jolanda Sallmann and program faculty. The Commission on Accreditation for the Council on Social Work Education voted Friday to reaccredit the baccalaureate program for eight years. The Commission is responsible for developing accreditation standards that define competent preparation, and ensuring that social work […]

Haynie, CATL to organize efforts on ‘online quality’ initiative

Associate Prof. Aeron Haynie has been appointed the director and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) identified as the home for a new initiative at UW-Green Bay that will assess and ensure the quality of online teaching and learning. Called the “Quality Matters” program, the project coincides with UW-Green Bay’s efforts […]