Emerson E. Evans School of Business Accredited

Overland Park, Kansas, USA (January 2023) – The Board of Commissioners of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that at its December 2022 meeting, it voted to reaffirm specialized business accreditation for one or more of the business-related degree programs offered by the Emerson E. Evans School of Business of University of Rio Grande in Rio Grande, OH.

The Emerson E. Evans School of Business at the University of Rio Grande has demonstrated compliance of its business program(s) with the IACBE Accreditation Principles through a rigorous process of self-evaluation and independent peer review.

IACBE Accreditation Principles

  1. Commitment to Integrity, Responsibly, and Ethical Behavior

  2. Quality Assessment and Advancement

  3. Strategic Planning

  4. Business Curricula and Learning Opportunities

  5. Business Faculty Characteristics, Activities, and Processes

  6. Student Policies, Procedures, and Processes

  7. Resources Supporting Business Programs

  8. External Relationships

  9. Innovation in Business Education

In addition, the Emerson E. Evans School of Business has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in its business programs and operations.

For more information on the IACBE-accredited programs, please refer to the IACBE Member Status page available on the IACBE website: https://iacbe.org/accreditation/member-status-information/

About the IACBE – The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) was founded in 1997 and is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and business- related education for colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions whose primary purpose is excellence in teaching and learning. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions with campuses worldwide and has accredited thousands of business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.

The IACBE’s World Headquarters are located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas. For more information, please visit the IACBE’s website at www.iacbe.org.