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Kansas Wesleyan Denied Accreditation for Nursing

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by The Associated Press

SALINA — Kansas Wesleyan University is trying to decide what to do after getting more bad news about its nursing program.

Most recently, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education rejected the school’s application for voluntary accreditation, The Salina Journal ( http://bit.ly/2dT0shA ) reported. The small private university was notified last week and shared the news with the campus Monday.

Last year, the school’s nursing program voluntarily withdrew from another group, the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, because it appeared it was about to be rejected for reaccreditation. Also contributing to the decision was the fact that the school already had decided to pursue accreditation — which can be important for students in seeking employment or getting into graduate schools — from the CCNE.

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