Public Notice of NWCCU visit

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The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) will perform a comprehensive accreditation visit to Wenatchee Valley College (WVC) on April 8-10, 2019.  An NWCCU evaluation team will be meeting with students, faculty, staff and WVC Board of Trustees.  The purpose of the visit is to evaluate WVC’s compliance with NWCCU accreditation standards and policies.

Prior to this evaluation visit, members of the public may provide comment on WVC’s qualifications for accreditation.  To be considered, all comments must be signed and delivered to NWCCU thirty days prior to the visit (March 8, 2019).  Comments should be addressed to:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Ave NE, Ste 100
Redmond, WA 98502

WVC is currently regionally accredited through NWCCU and last had its accreditation reaffirmed in 2010. In 2011, WVC completed its Year One Evaluation of the current accreditation cycle. It completed its Mid-Cycle Evaluation in 2014. In 2018, WVC provided NWCCU an ad hoc report, and held a subsequent site visit on the college’s candidacy to provide baccalaureate degrees and to address prior commission recommendations. WVC’s Year Seven Self-Evaluation Report will be submitted to NWCCU prior to March 1, 2019. The report will be available on WVC’s website prior to the April evaluation visit.

This announcement is being sent per requirements of NWCCU Policy A-5, Public Notification and Third Party Comments Regarding Year Seven Evaluations. More information can be found at the NWCCU website (full link: or by contacting NWCCU.