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At the 2016 IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting, twenty-four academic business units are recognized for earning IACBE accreditation in business.

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Recent AccreditationsThe IACBE Recognizes Institutions at its 2016 Accreditation Banquet

Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2016) – During the Accreditation Banquet at its 2016 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on April 5-8, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) recognized the academic business units in the following colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education that earned first-time accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation in 2015:

  • Acharya Bangalore Business School
    (Bangalore, India)
  • Azusa Pacific University
    (California, USA)
  • Chatham University
    (Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Concordia University-Nebraska
    (Nebraska, USA)
  • Concordia College-New York
    (New York, USA)
  • Daemen College
    (New York, USA)
  • D’Youville College
    (New York, USA)
  • Elms College
    (Massachusetts, USA)
  • Excelsior College
    (New York, USA)
  • Grantham University
    (Kansas, USA)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University
    (Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Hodges University
    (Florida, USA)
  • Husson University
    (Maine, USA)
  • Institut Supérieur Européen de Gestion
    (Paris, France)
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo-INTEC
    (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College
    (Kentucky, USA)
  • Lindsey Wilson College
    (Kentucky, USA)
  • Lourdes University
    (Ohio, USA)
  • Minot State University
    (North Dakota, USA)
  • Mount St. Mary’s University
    (Maryland, USA)
  • Northwest Christian University
    (Oregon, USA)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology
    (Oregon, USA)
  • Wayne State College
    (Nebraska, USA)
  • Wilmington University
    (Delaware, 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 in their business programs and operations..

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 1,300 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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