• WSCUC Event Poses “Provocative Questions, Courageous Answers”

    April 9, 2019 - WSCUC

WSCUC will host its annual Academic Resource Conference (ARC) April 10 – 12 in Garden Grove, California. The conference brings together institutional leaders and stakeholders to discuss critical issues facing colleges and universities, including closing equity gaps, supporting underserved and first-generation students, leveraging data analytics to improve outcomes, and more.

The theme of this year’s ARC, “Provocative Questions, Courageous Answers,” encourages participants to tackle tough conversations and explore creative opportunities to better serve students, strengthen outcomes, and improve the region’s postsecondary system.

WSCUC President Jamienne S. Studley said, “We urgently need to challenge assumptions, spark debate, and push boundaries to honor our commitment to student success, equity, and education quality. We hope participants will engage in critical, sometimes unexpected, analysis of institutional purposes and practices, assess real-world examples of meaningful change, and collect best practices that can be implemented at their institutions.”

Features of the 2019 ARC include:

Updates on ARC activities and discussions will be posted on social media and the WSCUC website, www.wscuc.org. Conference participants will be communicating about the conference on Twitter @wascsenior using the hashtag #2019ARC.

To learn more about ARC, visit www.arc.wscuc.org. To learn more about WSCUC, visit www.wscuc.org.

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The WSCUC Senior College and University Commission is a regional accrediting agency serving a diverse membership of public and private higher education institutions throughout California, Hawaii, and the Pacific, as well as a limited number of institutions outside the U.S. Through its work of peer review, based on standards agreed to by the membership, the Commission encourages continuous institutional improvement and assures the membership and its constituencies, including the public, that accredited institutions are fulfilling their missions in service to their students and the public good.