Lawrence is accredited as a degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is in good standing. HLC has three Pathways for Reaffirmation of Accreditation (Standard, AQIP, and Open) and we are on the Open Pathway, which follows a 10-year cycle. As part of the Open Pathways we undergo institutional reviews including regular monitoring, Assurance Review (Year 4), Quality Initiative (Years 5-9), and a Comprehensive Evaluation (Year 10). The Director of Research Administration is a standing and active member of the Presidential Committee on Accreditation and Assessment and is the lead for Federal Compliance. The Office of Research Administration houses the Consumer Information disclosure requirements.