SHEEO State Authorization Surveys

Revision of Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education from Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:25

1A1. Agency Name: 
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
1A2. Agency Description - Please review the description below and revise as appropriate (e.g., state executive agency, agency with appointed board, department or division within agency, etc.): 

The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) is an enterprise agency of the State of Alaska, within the Executive branch. ACPE’s administrative functions are funded by the Alaska Student Loan Corporation, a public corporation which finances operations with the proceeds from tax-exempt bond sales and from income from related enterprise activities. ACPE is governed by a fourteen-member body established by law, representing higher education stakeholders and the general public.

ACPE has licensure and approval authority for all institutions of postsecondary education including collegiate and vocational-technical, for-profit/proprietary and not-for profit/ institutions.
The University of Alaska System (State University System) reports to a separate governing body, the University of Alaska Board of Regents.

1A3. Agency Contact - Please review and correct as necessary the contact information below: 

Kierke A. Kussart
Program Coordinator for Institutional Authorization
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
907‐465‐6741
Kierke.kussart@alaska.gov

1A4. Who should institutions contact if they have questions about your agency’s authority, policies, or application process: 

Kierke A. Kussart
Program Coordinator for Institutional Authorization
907-465-6741
EED.ACPE-IA@alaska.gov

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
PO Box 110505
Juneau, AK 99811-050

Please note that EED.ACPE-IA@alaska.gov is the email address that will always work even if there is staff turnover.

1C1. Other Agencies - According to our records, the following agencies also have responsibility for authorization in the state. Please correct, add to, or clarify this list of authorizing authorities as necessary. These agencies will also be requested to complete this survey: 
None.
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES
PROPERTY IN THE STATE
RECRUITING ACTIVITIES
THIRD PARTY AGREEMENTS/CONTRACTS
ADVERTISING
EMPLOYMENT IN THE STATE
OTHER