Memo to the Field

A special edition of the Memorandum to the Field has been posted for your review. Changes to the Accreditation Criteria include the definition and review of credit hour, transfer of credit, faculty assignments, independent study contracts, monitoring of excessive substantive changes, providing performance information to the public, and the distributed enterprise. If you have any questions about any of the information contained in the most recent Memorandum to the Field, please free to contact Ms. Terron King at or Dr. Tom Wickenden at

Please note that there will be an ACICS webinar to discuss the most recent Memorandum to the Field on Friday, September 16, 2011.  

Thanks in advance for your cooperation.  The Council greatly appreciates your feedback.

Please respond by Monday, September 26, 2011 to:

Terron King
Manager of Policy & Institutional Review
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
750 First Street, NE, Suite 980
Washington, DC 2002-4241
FAX (202) 842-2593