Public Notification for Opportunity to Comment

Ottawa University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. Ottawa University will host a visit November 6-7, 2017, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission. Ottawa University has been accredited by HLC since 1914. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

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

Public Comment on Ottawa University
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. All comments must be received by October 9, 2017.

About Ottawa University

Founded in 1865, Ottawa University prepares professional and liberal arts graduates for lifetimes of personal significance, vocational fulfillment and service to God and humanity as a Christ-inspired community of grace and opening inquiry. Ottawa University is a comprehensive, not-for-profit educational institution serving more than 4,000 students through its residential campuses in Ottawa, Kan., and Surprise, Ariz., and adult campuses in Overland Park, Kan.; Phoenix, Queen Creek and Surprise, Ariz.; Brookfield, Wis.; Jeffersonville, Ind.; and online. For more information, visit