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
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/
Within the next 30 days, HLC will also publish information about this action on its website at
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