HLC Reaffirmation Action Letter for Purdue University Northwest

July 16, 2021

Dr. Thomas Keon, Chancellor
Purdue University Northwest
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094

Dear Chancellor Keon:

This letter serves as formal notification and official record of action taken concerning Purdue University Northwest by the Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission at its meeting on July 12, 2021. The date of this action constitutes the effective date of the institution’s new status with HLC.

Action. IAC continued the accreditation of Purdue University Northwest with the next Reaffirmation of Accreditation in 2030-31.

In taking this action, the IAC considered materials from the most recent evaluation and the institutional response (if applicable) to the evaluation findings.

In two weeks, this action will be added to the Institutional Status and Requirements (ISR) Report, a resource for Accreditation Liaison Officers to review and manage information regarding the institution’s accreditation relationship. Accreditation Liaison Officers may request the ISR Report on HLC’s website at www.hlcommission.org/isr-request.

Within the next 30 days, HLC will also publish information about this action on its website at www.hlcommission.org/Student-Resources/recent-actions.html.

If you have any questions about these documents after viewing them, please contact the institution’s staff liaison Gigi Fansler. Your cooperation in this matter is appreciated.


Barbara Gellman-Danley, President