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WSU veterinary college gains accreditation of Utah partner
December 15, 2014

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

WIMU-vertical-4colorPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has received approval of its educational agreement with Utah State University from the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Council on Education, the profession’s official accrediting body.

College of Business sustains accreditation
April 8, 2014

By Sue McMurray, College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s business and accounting program accreditation has been extended for five years for all degree levels by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. This is the outcome of AACSB’s positive and constructive review of the WSU College of Business earlier this spring.

AACSB International announces accreditation
April 7, 2009

PULLMAN – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International announced today that the WSU College of Business has successfully maintained their accreditation standing at the baccalaureate, master and doctoral levels. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s business schools. Today, there are 567 business schools in 33 countries that maintain AACSB accreditation. Similarly, 171 institutions, … » More …

Exercise, metabolism degree granted national accreditation
June 14, 2006

 SPOKANE – The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and Metabolism (ExMet) degree program at Washington State University Spokane has been granted Developmental Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association. ExMet is the only bachelor’s degree program in the nation to be endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and accredited by the American Dietetics Association (ADA).The only program of its kind in the Northwest, ExMet integrates the study of exercise and nutrition, focusing on biological and social/psychological interrelationships and their effect on the health of individuals.Students completing this unique undergraduate degree are eligible to … » More …

School counseling program retains full accreditation
June 22, 2005

PULLMAN — The Washington State Board of Education approved full accreditation for the preparation program for school counselors at Washington State University’s College of Education at its June 16 meeting. The WSU program was approved for the maximum five years, said assistant professor Tina Anctil, who participated in the accreditation presentation.All 18 preparation programs for Washington state school counselors were required to seek accreditation and to make program changes to meet state educational mandates to be accredited.

Tom Matthews to speak at faculty workshop Nov. 18
November 12, 2004

A workshop for faculty on learning outcomes, assessment and accreditation will be held 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Smith CUE 305A. Sponsored by the WSU Critical Thinking Project, the workshop will feature Tom Matthews, assistant vice provost for educational assessment, addressing issues and answering questions vital to faculty as WSU works toward its 10-year accreditation renewal in 2009.The workshop will consider how faculty can help define and support their programs’ outcomes, and how that can be done with what departments already have in place. “Faculty do not have to throw out everything they do and start over,” Matthews said. “Neither the process nor the … » More …

WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing Receives National Accreditation
October 20, 2004

The Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing’s baccalaureate and master’s programs were recently awarded accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The nursing programs were awarded the 10-year maximum term of accreditation and received no citations or stipulations.”This accreditation is very significant for our college as we continue to enhance our existing undergraduate and graduate programs and as we prepare to offer a Ph.D. program in Nursing in June 2006,” said Dorothy Detlor, dean of the WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing. “We know the quality of our efforts when we see the success of our graduates, but it is also important for our … » More …

WSU accreditation reaffirmed with 5-year interim report
July 19, 2004

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities has reaffirmed Washington State University’s accreditation on the basis of its spring 2004 visit and interim evaluation report, which compliments the university for progress in several areas.

A complete 24-page copy of the NWCCU study is on available in PDF format on the provost’s website at http://provost.wsu.edu/aaa/accreditation/index.htmlThe announcement was made in a letter received from Sandra Elman, NWCCU executive director, who congratulated WSU President V. Lane Rawlins on the preliminary reaffirmation of the university’s accreditation by the commission, which was based on on-campus assessments and a summary of … » More …