Resources: Criterion 1.
The institution has clear and publicly stated purposes consistent with its mission and appropriate to an institution of higher education.
In determining appropriate patterns of evidence for this criterion, the Commission considers evidence such as: long- and short-range institutional and educational goals;
- processes, involving its constituencies, through which the institution evaluates its purposes;
- decision-making processes that are appropriate to its stated mission and purposes;
- understanding of the stated purposes by institutional constituencies;
- efforts to keep the public informed of its institutional and educational goals through documents such as the catalog and program brochures;
College of Business and Technology
College of Education
Counseling and School Psychology
Educational Administration (Now part of Department of Teacher Education)
Elementary/Early Childhood Education (Now part of Department of Teacher Education)
Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Professional Teacher Education (Now part of Department of Teacher Education)
Special Education (Now part of Department of Teacher Education)
- support for freedom of inquiry for faculty and students;
- institutional commitment to excellence in both the teaching provided by faculty and the learning expected of students.