(December 21, 2017) KANSAS CITY, MO – The Board of Commissioners of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) announced that, at its meeting in Orlando, Florida, on December 5-7, 2017, Avila University was granted reaffirmation of accreditation of the business and management programs offered through its School of Business.
The School of Business at Avila University has undertaken a rigorous self-evaluation; has undergone a comprehensive, independent peer review; and has demonstrated compliance with the following Accreditation Principles of the IACBE:
- Outcomes Assessment
- Strategic Planning
- Scholarly and Professional Activities
- Internal and External Relationships
- International Business Education
- Educational Innovation
In addition, the School of Business has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in its business programs and operations.
About the IACBE – The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) was founded in 1997 and is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and management education for student-centered colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions throughout the world. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,500 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.
Avila University, a Catholic University founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.