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2020 NECHE Self-Study Process

NECHE Standards of Accrediation

Self-Study Steering Committee

Co-Chairs:

NECHE Coordinator:

Editor

Committee Members

Standard Chairs

Standard Committee Membership

2020 Self-Study Description Draft

Please take a few minutes to read through our draft of the Self-Study and provide your thoughts, feedback and correction through the survey below

Introduction/Overview
Draft Descriptions
Feedback Survey

Steering Committee Meeting Schedule

  • Friday, February 22nd, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Rhodes N118
  • Friday, March 29th, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Rhodes N118
  • Friday, April 26th, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Rhodes N118
  • Monday, May 20th, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Rhodes N118 

Open Forum Schedule

  • Friday, February 1st, 9am 10:30am, Mountain View Room, Introduction and Standard Three (Organization and Governance)
  • Thursday, February 7th 2-4pm, Science 101, Standards One (Mission), Two (Evaluation and Planning) and Seven (Institutional Resources)
  • Friday, February 8th 3-5pm, Science 101, Introduction and Standard Three (Organization and Governance)
  • Thursday, February 14th 2-4pm, Science 101, Standards Four (Academic Program), Six (Teaching, Learning and Scholarship) and Eight (Educational Effectiveness)
  • Friday, February 15th 3-5pm, Science 101, Standards One (Mission), Two (Evaluation and Planning) and Seven (Institutional Resources)
  • Thursday, February 28th 2-4pm, Science 101, Standards Five (Students) and Nine (Integrity, Transparency and Public Disclosure)
  • Friday, March 1st 3-5pm, Science 101, Standards Five (Students) and Nine (Integrity, Transparency and Public Disclosure)
  • Friday, March 8th 3-5pm, Science 101, Standards Four (Academic Program), Six (Teaching, Learning and Scholarship) and Eight (Educational Effectiveness)

Accreditation Overview

From October 31st to November 3rd 2010, an accreditation team from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) visited Keene State to evaluate the College against eleven accreditation standards. The College’s last accreditation visit occurred in 2000. The Keene State College Self Study guided the team in this review.

In November of 2010 we received our Summary of Strengths, Weaknesses and Considerations.

In January 2011, the College received the Report of the Accreditation Review Team.

On May 4, 2011, Keene State College received notification of its continuing accreditation.

Each Spring Keene State College completes an Annual Report.

Public Disclosure

Accreditation History

In January 2001, the College received the Report of the Accreditation Review Team.

On April 19, 2001, the NEASC Commission on Institutions of Higher Education considered the team report.

On May 31, 2001, Keene State College received notification of its continuing accreditation.

On September 15, 2003, Keene State College submitted a report to NEASC outlining its progress in the areas identified by Commission in its 10-year, comprehensive accreditation review in Fall 2000.

On August 15, 2005, the College submitted a 5-year report to NEASC, reporting on its progress in advising and general education, as well as assessment, adjunct faculty, diversity, and facilities. View the 5th Year Report.

On October 31, 2007, the College NEASC accepted a report by the College regarding the revised general education (ISP) program and confirmed a 10 year comprehensive review set for the Fall 2010.

October 31 - November 3, 2010, the Comprehensive Evaluation Site Visit took place.

Contact Academic Affairs

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
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provost@keene.edu
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435