Opportunity to submit comments to accrediting agencies regarding Lancaster Seminary
REQUEST FOR COMMENTS Lancaster Theological Seminary Decennial Accreditation Review
Lancaster Theological Seminary announces that it will host accreditation evaluation teams on its campus in 9-12 March 2014. The visiting teams represent the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (http://ats.edu/) as well as the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (http://msche.org). This is part of a process in which the Seminary (like all accredited academic institutions) is reviewed every ten years by the accrediting agencies.
THIRD-PARTY COMMENT. Third-party comment should be submitted in writing and is limited to the Lancaster Seminary’s efforts to meet the standards of the Association of Theological Schools and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All third parties requesting the opportunity to make comment related to the Seminary’s efforts to meet these standards may submit written comments in any of the following ways:
• Written comments may be sent to the Seminary, addressed in this way Lancaster Seminary Re-Accreditation 2014 c/o Office of the President 555 W James St.
Lancaster PA 17603
• Written comments may be e-mailed to the Association of Theological Schools Commission
All comments received at the Seminary will remained sealed until they are reviewed by the chairpersons of the accreditation teams. All comments will be shared with the corresponding accreditation team.
After review by the accreditation team, the comments will be shared with the Accreditation Steering Committee of the Seminary. The Seminary will have the opportunity to review the comments and to address themwith the appropriate accreditation team.