Syracuse College has maintained its enterprise accreditation by AACSB International—The Affiliation to Advance Collegiate Colleges of Enterprise. At this time, 870 enterprise faculties in over 100 international locations—preserve this distinguished hallmark of excellence in administration schooling. Based in 1916, AACSB Worldwide is the longest-serving international accrediting physique for enterprise faculties that supply undergraduate, grasp’s and doctoral levels in enterprise and accounting.
The basic function of AACSB accreditation is to encourage enterprise faculties to carry themselves accountable for bettering enterprise observe by a dedication to strategic administration, learner success, and impactful thought management.
To take care of accreditation, a enterprise program should endure rigorous inside evaluate each 5 years. With the intention to earn and maintain enterprise accreditation, an establishment should align with AACSB’s enterprise accreditation requirements that concentrate on mission, strategic administration, and innovation; help for learners, college, and workers; and thought management and societal impression. Lower than 5 % of the greater than 16,000 faculties worldwide granting enterprise levels have earned AACSB Accreditation. AACSB-accredited faculties produce graduates who’re extremely expert and extra fascinating to employers than different non-accredited faculties.
On this reaccreditation report, the Whitman College was praised for its strategic plan, Roadmap to Whitman’s Second Century, which was developed in 2017 and is being applied with formidable objectives in thoughts in addition to cautious measurement instruments. The report additionally highlights the differentiating side of the Whitman College as in comparison with different AACSB accredited enterprise faculties in that we’re centered not simply on the current however on the long run.
“Whitman is proud to have maintained steady AACSB accreditation since 1920, when it was the sixteenth faculty within the nation to earn this sterling seal of excellence,” says Dean Gene Anderson. “Holding ourselves to the best requirements in instruction and creating distinctive studying environments, in addition to driving glorious analysis by offering the help that the researchers require, is on the core of our mission and imaginative and prescient. Receiving this distinguished recognition for our efforts in these areas means an amazing quantity to our neighborhood. It’s an honor that our college, workers, college students, mother and father and alumni can take satisfaction in.”
The Whitman College’s achievement was acknowledged on April 7 on the 2021 Digital AACSB Worldwide Convention and Annual Assembly.