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Lane Community College
Monday, July 19, 2021
Public notice of NWCCU accreditation visit

EUGENE, Ore. — The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) will perform a comprehensive accreditation visit to Lane Community College (LCC) on October 25-27, 2021. The purpose of the visit is to evaluate LCC’s compliance with NWCCU accreditation standards and policies. During the visit, an NWCCU peer evaluation team will be meeting with students, faculty, staff and the LCC Board of Education.

Prior to this evaluation visit, members of the public may provide comment on LCC’s qualifications for accreditation. To be considered, all comments must be signed and delivered to NWCCU thirty days prior to the visit (September 24, 2021). Comments should be addressed to:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Ave NE, Ste 100
Redmond, WA 98502

Signed comments are forwarded, as received, to LCC, the evaluation committee, and NWCCU.

LCC is currently regionally accredited through NWCCU and last had its accreditation reaffirmed in 2014. In 2015, LCC completed the year one evaluation of the current accreditation cycle; a mid-cycle evaluation was completed in 2017. LCC also submitted an ad hoc report in 2016. LCC’s Institutional Effectiveness (year seven) Self-Evaluation Report will be submitted to NWCCU on August 2, 2021, and will be posted on LCC’s website prior to the evaluation visit.

This announcement is being sent per requirements of NWCCU Policy A-5, Public Notification and Third Party Comments Regarding Year Seven Evaluations. More information can be found at the NWCCU website or by contacting NWCCU.

For more information about Lane Community College:

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Brett Rowlett, Executive Director of External Affairs


(541) 463-5850

Lane Community College educates over 25,000 students annually at six locations across Lane County and online. Students and alumni from all 50 states and 79 countries create more than an $850 million dollar impact on the local economy, helping to support more than 13,000 local jobs. Lane provides affordable, quality, professional technical and college transfer programs; business development and employee training; academic, language and life skills development; and lifelong personal development and enrichment courses.