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Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region, which includes the state of Arkansas.
HLC Mission: Serving the common good by assuring and advancing the quality of higher learning.

NACEP LogoThe National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) works to ensure that college courses offered by high school teachers are as rigorous as courses offered on the sponsoring college campus. NACEP Mission: NACEP fosters student success and achievement by supporting standards of excellence that promote program and professional development, accreditation, research and advocacy.

NBSTA LogoThe National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) exists to determine, through examination, if an individual has acquired both theoretical and practical knowledge of surgical technology or surgical first assisting. In addition, through the acquisition of continuing education credits or by re-examination, CST’s certified after August 31, 1977 and all CST/CSFAs are required to stay up to date with changes in the medical field.

According to Federal Regulations, institutions must disclose certain information to enrolled students, prospective students, parents, and employees.  Below is a list of available disclosures, a brief description, person to contact, department and phone number to locate the detailed information.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Jeff Bookout, Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives at 870-358-8614 or any staff member listed below.

Disclosure Description Contact Department Phone
Rights under Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Student's right to review educational records Candace Gross
Dean of Enrollment Services
Enrollment Services 870-512-7716
FFEL/Direct Loan deferments or repayments Eligibility to defer loan payments for services performed in these areas Deana Tims
Interim Director of Financial Aid
Financial Aid 870-512-7735
Available financial assistance Types of Financial Aid programs available at ASUN Deana Tims
Interim Director of Financial Aid
Financial Aid 870-512-7735
Institutional information Information on school cost, policies, and procedures Lisa Wilmans
Administrative Specialist II or
Deana Tims
Associate Director of Financial Aid
Business Office or
Financial Aid
870-512-7802 or
870-512-7811
Completion rate, graduation rate, transfer out rate Statistics on the completion, graduation rate and transfer rates of ASUN students Dr. Allen Mooneyhan
Dean for Distance Education
Academic Affairs 870-512-7864
Campus security report Crime statistics

Jeff Bookout
Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives

Department of Safety 870-358-8614