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California State University, Long Beach
WASC, Western Association of Schools and Colleges
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WASC Accreditation

Where are we now?

Educational Effectiveness Review

The purpose of the Educational Effectiveness Review is to demonstrate to WASC that CSULB fulfills its core commitment to Educational Effectiveness. CSULB must demonstrate that it has clear and appropriate educational objectives at both the University and program levels, and that it employs processes of review to ensure that instruction is provided and that students reach levels of performance that are appropriate to the degree being awarded.

Step 1: Institutional Proposal, 2006 Current Review Process Step. Step 2: Capacity & Preparatory Review, 2007-09 Step 3: Educational Effectiveness Review, 2009-11

In its review, CSULB will focus on three core commitments:

Buildings on campus: Molecular & Life Sciences Center
Organizing for Effectiveness

Does campus organization for decision making facilitate institutional effectiveness and student success?

Faculty with students in the classroom.
Staffing for Success

Are campus personnel policies and practices effective in helping us to hire, retain, make successful the best possible faculty and staff?

Student faces at CSULB
Assessing Student Success

Are the out­comes data we collect utilized to improve student learning, retention, and timely graduation?

Find out how you can participate in university accreditation.

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is in the second year of a four-year reaccreditation process conducted by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC). This comprehensive reaccreditation process is critical to the advancement of our university. Committed to actively engage faculty, staff, students, and administrators in this reaccreditation, CSULB has developed an infrastructure of key committees and work groups to facilitate and support shared leadership and responsibility across university divisions, programs, and groups. Read full president's message