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OJC Press Release ID: 2585

Monday, October 31, 2016

OJC Seeks Public Comment for HLC Visit

Otero Junior College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The College will host a visit Feb. 13-14, 2017 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission.

Otero Junior College has been accredited by the Commission since 1967. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet the Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation.??

The public is invited to submit written comments regarding the college to the following address:

Public Comment on Otero Junior College
The Higher Learning Commission?
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500?
Chicago, Il 60604-1411?

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing and received by January 13, 2017.

Otero Junior College’s mission is to provide quality higher education that is accessible, transforms lives, expands employment opportunities, enriches our communities, promotes individual and global cultural diversity, and fosters economic development.

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