Accreditation & Assessment

2023 Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Focused Visit

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About the HLC Focused Visit

Wright State will host a Focused Visit on April 24–25, 2023, during which a small team of peer reviewers will evaluate the extent to which the university has met the concerns of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The Peer Review Team for our Focused Visit consists of the following members:

  • Bruce Mackh, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Assessment and Chief Accreditation Officer
  • Carl Brun, Ph.D.

Schedule for Monday, April 24, 2023

Based on a review of our report the site visitors have requested meetings with the following constituents and groups:

Time Constituent/Group Location
8:30–9 a.m

President Edwards

250 University Hall
9–10 a.m. President’s Cabinet 267 University Hall
10:15–11 a.m. Assurance of Learning and Co-Curricular Committee 205 Student Success Center
11:15 a.m.–noon

Core Oversight Committee

205 Student Success Center
12:15–1 p.m. Lunch with the Board of Trustees 267 University Hall
1:15–2 p.m.

Strategic Planning Steering Committee and Subcommittees—all members

163 A & B Student Union (Discovery Room)

2:15–3 p.m. Budget and Finance + Enrollment Management 267 University Hall
3:15–3:45 p.m.

Institutional Research

267 University Hall

4–4:30 p.m. Watermark Group

267 University Hall

4:30–5 p.m. End of day wrap up 250 University Hall


HLC Focused Visit Report

When available, the outcomes will be made available on the 2023 HLC Focused Visit Report webpage.

Evidence File

The 2023 HLC Focused Visit Evidence File lists some of the documentary evidence that will be presented to the HLC.

About the HLC

The HLC accredits colleges and universities in a 19-state region of the United States.

Listening Sessions

The Office of the Provost will host three listening sessions to answer questions about the Focused Visit by the Higher Learning Commission on April 24 and 25. All listening sessions will be hosted virtually on Webex from 1 to 2 p.m.

Listening Session Schedule

We welcome your feedback and questions. You can submit comments about the HLC Focused Visit and Focused Visit Report by February 22 through our listening session survey.

The draft HLC Focused Visit Report is now available on the 2023 HLC Focused Visit Report webpage. The report must be submitted to the HLC by February 27.

The Focused Visit by the Higher Learning Commission will take place on April 24 and 25.

If you have questions about the Focus Visit, contact Bruce Mackh, vice provost for assessment and chief accreditation officer, at