BC recieves accreditation

Katherine J. White

Bakersfield College has crossed the finish line into accreditation.
On Feb.13, BC President Bill Andrews got the good news in the form of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Commission Report for the Commission’s Jan. 10-12, 2007 official meeting. The report states that BC is being granted the status of Reaffirmed Accreditation on the Basis of a Comprehensive Evaluation.
This is the final communiquÇ by the Commission in response to BC’s written 2006 Self Study report. In Oct. 2007, BC will issue a written Progress Report to the Commission. Upon receiving this Progress Report, the Commission will draft a response, which BC will receive at the Jan. 2008 Commission meeting in Feb. 2008.