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At the 2014 IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting, twenty-two academic business units are recognized for earning IACBE accreditation in business.

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Recent AccreditationsThe IACBE Recognizes Institutions at its 2014 Accreditation Banquet

Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2014) – During the Accreditation Banquet at its 2014 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on April 8-11, 2014 in San Diego, California, USA, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) recognized the academic business units in the following colleges and universities that earned first-time accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation in 2013 – the IACBE’s accreditation class of 2013:

  • Alliance University (India)
  • Carroll College (Montana)
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu (Hawaii)
  • Culver-Stockton College (Missouri)
  • Eastern Oregon University (Oregon)
  • École de Management et de Communication-ESM (Switzerland)
  • Indus Business Academy-Bangalore (India)
  • Lawrence Technological University (Michigan)
  • Medaille College (New York)
  • Mercyhurst University (Pennsylvania)
  • Mount Saint Mary College (New York)
  • Pacific Union College (California)
  • Purdue University Calumet (Indiana)
  • Seton Hill University (Pennsylvania)
  • Shepherd University (West Virginia)
  • Springfield College (Massachusetts)
  • State University of New York-Empire State College (New York)
  • The Sage Colleges (New York)
  • University of Business and International Studies (Switzerland)
  • University of New York in Prague (Czech Republic)
  • University of the Ozarks (Arkansas)
  • Ursuline College (Ohio)

These academic business units have undertaken a rigorous self-evaluation; have undergone a comprehensive, independent peer review; and have demonstrated compliance with the following Accreditation Principles of the IACBE:

  1. Outcomes Assessment
  2. Strategic Planning
  3. Curriculum
  4. Faculty
  5. Scholarly and Professional Activities
  6. Resources
  7. Internal and External Relationships
  8. International Business Education
  9. Educational Innovation

In addition, these academic business units have demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in their business programs and operations..

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The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) was founded in 1997 in response to the expressed needs of presidents, chief academic officers, and business deans and chairs who wanted an accreditation process that was mission-driven and outcomes-based. The IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and management education for student-centered colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions throughout the world.

The IACBE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in business education in institutions of higher education worldwide, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through specialized accreditation of business programs. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,000 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.

The IACBE’s World Headquarters are located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, 66215, USA. For more information about the IACBE, please contact us here.

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