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The Board of Commissioners of the IACBE announces recent accreditations.

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Recent AccreditationsThe IACBE Announces Recent Accreditations

Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2011) – The Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that the academic business units in the following colleges and universities have recently earned first-time accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation:

  • American University of Science and Technology (Lebanon)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (MI, USA)
  • Dickinson State University (ND, USA)
  • Lincoln College - Normal (IL, USA)
  • Maharishi University of Management (IA, USA)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (OK, USA)
  • Spalding University (KY, USA)
  • State University of New York - Potsdam (NY, USA)
  • University of Guam (Guam)

The academic business units in these institutions 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, the 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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