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At the 2013 IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting, nine academic business units are recognized for earning IACBE accreditation in business.

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Recent AccreditationsThe IACBE Recognizes Institutions at its 2013 Accreditation and Awards Banquet

Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2013) – During the Accreditation and Awards Banquet at its 2013 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on April 16-19, 2013 in Orlando, Florida, USA, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) recognized the academic business units in the following colleges and universities for recently earning first-time accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation:

  • American Business School-Paris (France)
  • Girne American University (North Cyprus)
  • Harris-Stowe State University (Missouri, USA)
  • Jamestown College (North Dakota, USA)
  • Lynn University (Florida, USA)
  • Nazareth College of Rochester (New York, USA)
  • Oakland City University (Indiana, USA)
  • Swiss School of Management (Italy)
  • Thomas University (Georgia, USA)

These academic business units have undertaken a rigorous self-evaluation; have undergone a comprehensive, independent peer review; and have demonstrated compliance with the following Accreditation Principles of the IACBE:

  1. Outcomes Assessment
  2. Strategic Planning
  3. Curriculum
  4. Faculty
  5. Scholarly and Professional Activities
  6. Resources
  7. Internal and External Relationships
  8. International Business Education
  9. Educational Innovation

In addition, these academic business units have demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality.

About the IACBE


Advancing Academic Quality in
Business Education Worldwide

The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) was founded in 1997 in response to the expressed needs of presidents, chief academic officers, and business deans and chairs who wanted an accreditation process that was mission-driven and outcomes-based. The IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and management education for student-centered colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions throughout the world.

The IACBE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in business education in institutions of higher education worldwide, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through specialized accreditation of business programs. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,000 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.

The IACBE’s World Headquarters are located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, 66215, USA. For more information about the IACBE, please contact us here.

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