Criteria for Accreditation

Criterion Four: Acquisition, Discovery, and Application of Knowledge

Criterion Statement:
The organization promotes a life of learning for its faculty, administration, staff, and students by fostering and supporting inquiry, creativity, practice, and social responsibility in ways consistent with its mission.
  • Core Component - 4a
    The organization demonstrates, through the actions of its board, administration, students, faculty, and staff, that it values a life of learning.
  • Core Component - 4b
    The organization demonstrates that acquisition of a breadth of knowledge and skills and the exercise of intellectual inquiry are integral to its educational programs
  • Core Component - 4c
    The organization assesses the usefulness of its curricula to students who will live and work in a global, diverse, and technological society.
  • Core Component - 4d
    The organization provides support to ensure that faculty, students, and staff acquire, discover, and apply knowledge responsibly.
  Last Modified Date: October 4, 2007
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