Kean Officials Make Case To Keep Accreditation

Friday, August 17, 2012

Kean University officials are making their case to keep the school’s accreditation in an 80-page report that lists dozens of changes the campus made in response to being put on probation by its accrediting agency.

The document, obtained by The Star-Ledger, is now being circulated around campus before a final version is submitted to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education Sept. 1, campus officials said.

The commission plans to send an inspection team to the Union Township campus to help decide whether Kean gets to keep its accreditation.

Over the last few months, the university school has added a new academic integrity policy, implemented new rules to assess student performance and made numerous changes to be more open and transparent in an effort to keep its accreditation, according to a draft document.

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