General responsibilities of the HLC liaison | Stark State College | North Canton, Ohio
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General responsibilities of the HLC liaison

  • Report annually to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) on progress on all quality initiatives.
  • Communicate to HLC changes in our President, Provost, and HLC Liaison.
  • Communicate to HLC problems in meeting HLC obligations, questions about our institution, or its commitment to accreditation.
  • Respond to communications from HLC.
  • Submit the Assurance Review.
  • Oversee all phases of the accreditation process at Stark State College.
  • Articulate the purpose of the accreditation process, the criteria for accreditation, and federal compliance to various Stark State College committee members and teams.
  • Provide leadership to the College and to promote College and community interest and participation in the accreditation process.
  • Ensure that all steps of the accreditation process are completed according to the established plan and timetable.
  • Ensure that the Stark State College accreditation webpages are maintained and updated.
  • Work with Executive Council in arranging our Comprehensive Evaluation.

For more information about HLC or the Open Pathway at Stark State College, contact:

Lada Gibson-Shreve, Ph.D.
Provost and Chief Academic Officer (Accreditation Liaison Officer)
Stark State College
6200 Frank Avenue NW
North Canton, OH 44720-7299
330-966-5457 ext. 4266

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