4. Application of Knowledge
HLC Criterion 4: Application of Knowledge
Criterion 4: Acquisition, Discovery and Application of Knowledge
The organization promotes a life of learning for its faculty, administration, staff and students by fostering and supporting inquiry, creativity, practice and social responsibility in ways consistent with its mission.
- The organization demonstrates, through the action of its board, administrators, students, faculty and staff that it values a life of learning.
- The organization demonstrates that acquisition of a breadth of knowledge and skills and the exercise of intellectual inquiry are integral to its educational programs.
- The organization assesses the usefulness of its curricula to students who will live and work in a global, diverse and technological society.
- The organization provides support to ensure that faculty, students and staff acquire, discover and apply knowledge responsibly.