Wilberforce ‘on notice’ for accreditation; university president says it’s being addressed

The Higher Learning Commission, an accreditor for many Ohio universities, has put Wilberforce, a local historically Black university, on notice that it is at risk for not meeting certain criteria to remain accredited.

The university is at risk of being out of compliance, according to the HLC, with several core components of how the university operates, including:

  • Sufficient faculty and staff;
  • Student enrollment, retention and degree completion;
  • Budgeting and fundraising;
  • Integrated planning and improvement.

The university also was out of compliance with two components: future financial projections and effective systems for collecting and analyzing data.

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