FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (New York, February 14, 2001)

Contact:
Barbara Grumet, JD
Executive Director
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.
61 Broadway, NY NY  10006
800-669-1656 ext. 451

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Recognition of NLNAC 

On January 22, 2001, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Board of Directors reviewed and accepted the recommendation of the CHEA Committee on Recognition regarding the application submitted by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).  The CHEA Board of Directors accepted the committee recommendation and recognized the NLNAC.

The NLNAC is recognized for the following scope of recognition:

Accreditation of nursing education programs and schools, both postsecondary and higher degree, which offer either a certificate, diploma, or a recognized professional degree (Master's, Baccalaureate, Associate Degree, Diploma, and Practical Nursing).