26 · Survey Results: Survey Questions and Responses
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools–Higher Learning Commission (NCA-HLC) 4
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) 2
Park Resources and Leisure Services 1
Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada 1
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) 1
Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education 2
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada / College of Family Physicians Canada 1
Society of American Foresters 1
Southern Association for Colleges and School - Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) 4
Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) 1
Western Association of Schools and Colleges – Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Recent Accreditation Report Content
If the library participated in more than report in the last ﬁve years, select one representative
accreditation report and answer the following questions. (If your library had multiple reports,
please use a regional accrediting agency report, if applicable). N=37
6. Identify which agency the report was prepared for.
7. Enter the year of the report.
8. Please briefly describe what elements the accrediting agency asked the library to include in the
9. Please briefly describe what the accrediting agency recommended for the library.
Regional Accrediting Agencies N=17
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools – Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
The university selected undergraduate education as the focus of the accreditation. The Libraries provided a report with
recommendations as part of the self-study process. The report included a brief description of our library system, mission
and goals, vision/leadership and governance, collections/assessment, facilities/assessment, instruction/information
literacy assessment, relation to the undergraduate curriculum. We also provided supplemental reports on governance
and policy making, graduate program and student support, and information literacy.
We received no speciﬁc recommendation. The evaluation report noted: “There are adequate learning resources,
facilities, instructional equipment, and library resources to support the educational programs. Despite the budgetary
challenges for sustaining electronic databases and journal subscriptions, the libraries are committed to assisting in the
infusion of information literacy into the core curriculum. The library resources and services are outstanding and the