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Chapter 1: Criterion 1 — Mission and Integrity

The organization operates with integrity to ensure the fulfillment of its mission through structures and processes that involve the board, administration, faculty, staff and students.

  • Core Component - 1a  The organization’s mission documents are clear and articulate publicly the organization’s commitments.
  • Core Component - 1b  In its mission documents, the organization recognizes the diversity of its learners, other constituencies, and the greater society it serves. 
  • Core Component - 1c  Understanding of and support for the mission pervade the organization.
  • Core Component - 1d  The organization’s governance and administrative structures promote effective leadership and support collaborative  processes that enable the organization to fulfill its mission.
  • Core Component - 1e  The organization upholds and protects its integrity. 

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