Dr. Randy Smith 
Rural Community College Alliance

(580) 481-0249 


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Symposium on Accreditation for Rural Colleges and Faculty Recruitment

November 1 & 2, 2017

Hard Rock Casino and Hotel, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Rural Colleges are experiencing challenges with accreditation. This symposium will discuss the challenges, what can be done and how to prepare or respond to accreditation visits and issues. Additionally, experts will go over the recently updated faculty credentialing process required by accreditation agencies. Faculty recruitment to rural areas will also be discussed.

November 1st begins 6:00 p.m. (dinner on your own)

November 2nd begins 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (breakfast & lunch included)

Registration Fee: $125.00 

Free shuttle service to and from Airport.

Hard Rock Casino and Hotel: room rate $91.00 (mention ruralcomm111 to receive reducted rate). 1-800-760-6700.



Dr. Randy Smith, Ph.D., President, Rural Community College Alliance               (580) 481-0249;

Ms. Debbie DeBolt, Director, Regional Partnerships, Bellevue University           (402) 557-7892;