Missouri Valley College Self-Study Report for the
Higher Learning Commission
Missouri Valley College welcomes officials of the Higher Learning Commission for a comprehensive accreditation visit November 4-6, 2013. The Commission evaluates all of the Collegeís operations, from teaching and learning to planning for the future. Accreditation assures the quality of higher education here and provides incentives for continual improvement. Missouri Valley College has been continuously accredited since 1916. The visitors consider evidence demonstrating how Missouri Valley College fulfills its mission and goals by complying with federal regulations and by meeting the Commissionís five criteria, the standards of quality to be met in order to merit continued accreditation:
- Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct
- Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Support
- Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement
- Resources, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness
These are addressed in the Self-Study Report, linked at the left, which measures the Collegeís effectiveness in pursuit of its educational goals and documents its strategies for further advancement. Also linked at this site is Appendix B of the Self Study which includes the Institutional Snapshot of the College and the record of Federal Compliance. The 2012-2017 Strategic Plan and an Executive Summary of the Self-Study Report are also available.