Category: University accreditation

Chicago State University accreditation threatened due to precarious finances

CHICAGO – The agency that oversees Chicago State University’s accreditation says the university’s status is in jeopardy due to its precarious financial situation caused by the budget stalemate in Springfield. Chicago state officials were briefed on the views of the Higher Learning Commission in a July 11 letter. “The university continues to have reduced financial […]

Virginia State University accreditation “reaffirmed” after months of “warning” status

ETTRICK, VA (WWBT) – Virginia State University has had its accreditation status “reaffirmed” by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges after spending months under academic warning as it strives to meet standards. On Thursday, Ettrick University announced that SACSCOC had voted to remove VSU from warning status and reaffirmed the university’s […]

Busuttil calls for repeal of university accreditation rules, Bartolo: rules reflect “modern reality”

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil has called for the repeal of Legal Notice 150, the rules enacted to allow accreditation of academic institutions offering fewer fields in undergraduate and doctoral studies. Busuttil was speaking in the House of Representatives, in a debate on a motion tabled by the opposition calling for the repeal of the legal […]

Wilberforce University accreditation

Wilberforce University Historical Marker Screenshot via YouTube Ten years ago, Wilberforce University was struggling but stable. Historically Black University (HBCU) was in debt, and the inscription was starts to decline. But it didn’t look like Wilberforce – the county’s oldest private HBCU – would be in danger of shutting down anytime soon. However, following two […]

Trinity Western University accreditation under review in New Brunswick

VANCOUVER – The Law Society of New Brunswick will meet next month to review its decision to accredit a controversial proposed law school in British Columbia. The group’s board of directors voted in June to recognize future graduates of Trinity Western University, a private Christian school that requires all students and staff to sign an […]

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