Institutional Accreditation
The University of Nebraska at Omaha is accredited by the North Central Association/ Higher Learning Commission.

UNO has chosen the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) path for accreditation. For more information regarding accreditation and the AQIP process, click here.

At the campus level, the quality improvement process is led by the AQIP Steering Committee, which is composed of the following members:

  • Neal Topp, Chair
  • Bill Swanson, Action Project Leader
  • Russ Smith, Action Project Leader
  • Mollie Anderson, Action Project Leader

This group works in conjunction with the Strategic Planning Steering Committee (SPSC) to provide a coordinated approach for developing quality improvement initiatives across campus. The SPSC approves all AQIP action projects and receives monthly reports from each action project, as well as reports of progress and activities of the AQIP process. The SPSC membership can be accessed at

Contact Neal W. Topp, Accreditation Liaison Officer, with questions.