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Arkansas State Authorization Status

 Marian University is currently not authorized to offer courses or degrees to residents in the state of Arkansas.

updated by Jennifer Hendryx (June 25, 2014) 
Date of Communication Supporting Documentation Notes
April 7, 2014   Not Authorized - Future Action Required
To obtain a 3 year certification, Marian University must submit a Letter of Intent(Form 1 attached) and then submit the ICAC program proposals on the forms found on the ADHE website. The proposal review process could take up to 6 months from the time of proposal submission depending on the number of programs and the thoroughness of the proposal documents. Nursing, education, counseling, and other licensure degrees go to the appropriate state agency for additional review.

The Institutional Certification Advisory Committees Rules and Regulations and forms can be found at: www.adhe.edu/divisions/academicaffairs/Pages/aa_certification.aspx
April 7, 2014
Email received from Alana Boles
Email from Alana Boles State Authorization Requirements
Before any course or degree can be offered to Arkansas residents it must first be approved by the Institutional Certification Advisory Committee (ICAC) and certified by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board (AHECB), regardless of the institution’s physical presence in Arkansas.
April 7, 2014
Email sent to Alana Boles to verify state authorization requirements.
Initial inquiry email for Arkansas  
May 2013
Survey conducted by SHEEO
Arkansas SHEEO Inventory State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) conducted a survey of all states to help identify state requirements, contact persons, and other helpful information regarding state authorization.
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Fun Fact

Although founded as a women’s college, Hal F. Hornby, superintendent of Fond du Lac rural schools, was the first male student to attend classes in 1940. He attended art and music classes with his wife (Source: Marian University Archives).

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Marian University - Main Campus
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

CALL: 1-800-2-MARIAN (1-800-262-7426)
EMAIL: admission@marianuniversity.edu  

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