Dean’s statement on Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Third-Party Comments

November 20, 2017

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Third-Party Comments

Dear Colleagues and Constituents:

The Montclair State University School of Nursing will host a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) onsite evaluation of our baccalaureate degree program on January 24, 25, and 26, 2018. In accordance with CCNE accreditation procedures, I would like to extend the opportunity for colleagues, students enrolled in the program, program constituents, and interested parties to submit comments concerning the School of Nursing’s academic program and qualifications for accreditation.

As required by CCNE procedures, third-party comments will be received by CCNE until 21 days before the scheduled on-site evaluation. All written and signed third-party comments regarding Montclair State University School of Nursing will be accepted by CCNE until January 3, 2018.

Please submit your comments to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Attn: Third Party Comments
655 K St., NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001


CCNE requires that all third party comments be written in English and comments are shared only with members of the evaluation team prior to their visit and onsite evaluation. At no time during the review process are these comments shared with Montclair State University School of Nursing, the Accreditation Review Committee, or the Board. This invitation is to inform you of the opportunity to participate in this very important process for Montclair State University School of Nursing concerning our accreditation.

Thank you for your participation in this important process.

Janice Smolowitz, RN EdD, DNP

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