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Keene State College 2020 Self-Study Process

Invitation for Public Comment

Keene State College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit October 18 to 21, 2020, by a team representing the New England Commission of Higher Education. Public Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution. Public Comments must be received by October 21, 2020. For additional information click HERE.

2020 Self-Study Document

NECHE Standards of Accrediation

Self-Study Steering Committee

Site Visit Schedule October 18 to 21, 2020

Document Room

Document Master List

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. 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.

Additional Program Accreditation

Athletic Training

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education(CAATE) 8-30-2010
Voluntary Withdrawal from CAATE 2-26-2019

Chemistry

Chemistry Self-Study 9-15-2020
American Chemical Society (ACS) 9-2-2020

Counseling Services

International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) Application 1-19-2012
International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) Recognition Letter 5-31-2019

Education

New Hampshire Department of Education Approval of Professional Educator Preparation Programs 11-17-2014
Title II Report 2020
Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) 8-1-2018
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance/ National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) Program Report 3-14-2018
National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) 8-1-2018
National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) Program Report 3-11-2020
National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) National Recognition Report 8-1-2020

Music

Music Program Review 2020
Music Program Review 2012
National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) 7-6-2011

Nursing

Nursing Self-Study 2018
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) 8-27-2020
Nursing Compliance Report for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) 12-1-2019
State of New Hampshire, Board of Nursing (NH-BON) Full Approval 10-1-2019
State of Ne Hampshire, Board of Nursing (NH-BON) Annual Report 10-1-2020

Public Health, Didactic Program in Dietetics

Public Health Program Review 4-13-2020
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) 2-8-2019

Public Health, Dietetic Internship

Public Health Program Review 4-13-2020
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) 5-14-2020

Contact Academic Affairs

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
☎ 603-358-2112
provost@keene.edu
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435