Manchester Community College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit from April 1 through April 4 by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education is one of seven accrediting commissions in the United States that provide institutional accreditation on a regional basis. Accreditation is voluntary and applies to the institution as a whole.
The 2012 NEASC Visiting Team Members are:
John Sbrega, President, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA
Katie Doherty, Library Director, White Mountains Community College, Berlin, NH
Edward Madonna, Chair and Professor, Math Department, Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick, RI
Valerie Mahar, Vice President of Student Affairs, River Valley Community College, Claremont, NH
David Ram, Chief Student and Academic Affairs Officer, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
Kathleen Rentsch, Dean, Business and Technology, Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA
Jesse Thompson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA
Manchester Community College has been accredited by the Commission since 1971 and was last reviewed in March 2002. Its accreditation by the New England Association encompasses the entire institution.
A copy of the college’s self-study, as well as a schedule of team meetings can be found on MCC’s NEASC visit website.