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To educate and train a diverse group of highly competent and compassionate health care professionals; to create health and research support facilities; and to provide healthy living environments to improve the lives of others.

Notice To Solicit Third-Party Comments

Notice to Solicit Third-Party Comments Relative to the process of seeking Candidate Status with The Higher Learning Commission by the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education currently holds no status with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education has initiated the process of seeking candidate status with HLC. A team of peer reviewers representing HLC will conduct a comprehensive evaluation on April 29-30, 2019 to determine whether the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education should be awarded candidacy. The team’s recommendation is subject to additional levels of HLC review and decision making. Therefore, no further information will be provided until HLC’s Board of Trustees makes a final decision on the award of candidacy. The award of candidacy does not assure the eventual award of accreditation.

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education is seeking comments from the public about the institution in preparation for its comprehensive evaluation visit on April 29-30, 2019.

Comments must be in writing and must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs.

Submit comments to HLC at hlcommission.org or mail them to the address below. All comments must be received by April 1, 2019.

Public Comment on Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

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New Partnership Between ARCOM, Unity Health Announced

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