Ftr Classroom 2


Oklahoma Panhandle State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The last comprehensive evaluation for accreditation occurred in 2020.

Timeline for Reaffirmation of Accreditation

October 12, 2017 – November 17, 2017

Strategic Planning Council redesign and articulate OPSU’s Mission, Vision, and Values.

March 9, 2018

Strategic Planning Council worked with budget heads and directors to specify goals in support of the mission, vision, and values. Additional work completed electronically over the Spring and Summer of 2018.

August 8, 2018

Strategic Plan Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals reviewed for comment and approved by the university.

Fall 2018

Scorecard developed and baselines generated. Steering committee nominations made.

Spring 2019

Official Countdown to 2020 Kickoff January 4, 2019 Steering Committee develops arguments and evidence for their respective criterion.

Ends Spring 2020

Persistence and Completion Committee final year and Quality Initiative work.

September 21, 2020

Assurance Argument Lock Date

October 19-20, 2020

HLC Site Visit