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Future of Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission
has introduced the Pathways
model that will change future
reaffirmation processes.

Learn more about the
Pathways model.

Accredited - Higher Learning Commission North Central Association


All HLC member institutions, in order to remain eligible for federal financial aid, must:

  • Meet Title IV program responsibilities; and
  • Comply with the specific regulations accreditors must enforce as part of their recognition by the U.S. Department of Education.

Learn more about the federal compliance program

UA Self-Study Compliance Team

Compliance Team Leader: David Cummins, vice president for finance and administration/CFO

  • Linda Barrett, associate professor, Geology & Environmental Science
  • Dean Carro, professor, Law
  • Michelle Ellis, director, Student Financial Aid
  • Timothy Kracker, assistant university registrar, Registrar
  • Nathan Mortimer, associate vice president, Office of Academic Affairs
  • William Viau, associate vice president, Human Resources