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OCCC setting up milestones for accreditation

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014

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NEWPORT — New Oregon Coast Community College President Birgitte Ryslinge began her tenure at a Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities meeting discussing potential independent accreditation.

She left that meeting with a request for more information.

And now, the staff has delivered it.

“This was sort of like 'Survivor,'" Ryslinge said of the process.

Instead of stereotypical team building activities, program heads met with Ryslinge to prepare supplementary documentation and really get the ball rolling.

The 25-page document outlined what the college is currently doing in specific areas, and what it plans to do in the future.

For the complete article see the 07-18-2014 issue.

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