4 Things You Should Know About HLC Faculty Qualifications

Your faculty's qualifications mean a lot to students, prospective faculty and, of course, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Learn about HLC's qualification requirements and how to show your faculty meet them.


HLC's guidelines on faculty qualifications reflect its “longstanding expectations regarding the qualifications of faculty and the importance of faculty members having appropriate expertise in the subjects they teach.”

you'll learn:

  • Why the requirements were implemented
  • What "equivalent" or "tested experience" really means
  • How to interpret "subfields"
  • How your faculty activity reporting solution can help

Does your university struggle with documenting faculty qualifications?

There's an easier way. Many colleges and universities have shed their reliance on inefficient, often manual, reporting in favor of a centralized faculty activity reporting solution.