OVERLAND PARK, KS — The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Associate Degree Board of Commissioners has awarded Butler County Community College reaffirmation of accreditation of its business programs.
in 1988, ACBSP is the only organization offering specialized business
accreditation for all degree levels, from associate to baccalaureate to
doctoral degree programs. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the
teaching and learning processes within the business school at Butler
County Community College meet the rigorous educational standards
established by ACBSP.
"Butler County Community College has shown
their commitment to teaching excellence and to the process of quality
improvement by participating in the accreditation process,” said ACBSP
Director of Accreditation Steve Parscale, who will present the
Certificate of Reaffirmation of Accreditation at the ACBSP Annual
Conference in Chicago on June 29.
"This accreditation is evidence
that Butler County Community College is committed to providing the
highest quality business education for their students for the past 10
years and for the next 10 years,” said Parscale.
is to promote continuous improvement and recognize excellence in the
accreditation of business education programs around the world. ACBSP is
recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as
a specialized accreditation agency for business education. ACBSP
currently has 1,227 member campuses, 186 of which are located outside of
the U.S. Of those campuses, 800 have achieved accreditation and more
than 345 are in candidacy for accreditation. Individual members on these
campuses now exceed 10,000.
"I truly appreciate the hard work and
cooperation of our faculty and staff. It is very gratifying that a
global organization like ACBSP has validated what I knew to be true. BC3
is a great place to teach, learn and work," said Rosemary Keasey, Dean
of BC3's Business Division.
For more information about ACBSP,
contact Melinda Dorning, ACBSP Communications Coordinator at
913-339-9365. For more information about Business Programs at BC3,
contact Rosemary Keasey, Dean of BC3's Business Division at
724-287-8711, ext. 8247.