WMCC will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit September 30 - October 3, 2018, by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.The Commission on Institutions of Higer Education is one of seven accrediting commissions in the U.S. that provide institutional accreditation on a regional basis. Accreditation is voluntary and applies to the institution as a whole. The Commission, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, accredits approximately 240 institutions in New England.
WMCC has been accreditated by the Commission since 2003 and had it's last comprehesive review in 2008.
For the past two years, WMCC has been engaged in a proceses of self-study, addressing the Commission's Standards for Accreditation. An evaluation team will visit the institution to gather evidence that the self-study is thorough and accurate. The team will recommend to the Commission a continuing status for the institution. Following a review process, the Commission itself will take the final action.
The public is invited to submit comments regarding the institution to:
Public Comment on White Mountains Community College
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514
Public comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution. The Commission cannot settle disputes between individuals and institutions, whether those involve faculty, students, administrators, or members of other groups. Comments will not be treated as confidentia and must include the name, address, and telephone number of the person providing the comments.
Public comments must be received by October 3, 2018. The Commission cannot guarantee that comments received after that date will be considered.