Accreditation Governing Commission of
the United States of America is a 501(c)3 Non Profit, ISO 9001:2000
certified, accrediting agency,
registered in Washington (D.C). AGC-USA examines and evaluates higher
education institutions from every country to promote sound education and
good business practices.
The Accreditation Governing commission is devoted to intensify the
performance of boards of public and private higher education.
By serving as a continuing-education resource to trustees and boards and
by contributing to effective working relationships between boards and
chief executives, AGC seeks to strengthen the governance of higher
Accreditation Governing Commission recognizes its leadership
responsibilities to members and to a diverse system of higher education.
The association strongly believes in citizen control of our colleges and
universities, rather than direct government control, and works to ensure
that higher education remains a strong and vital national asset.
The Commission's Objectives
AGC carries out its mission adhering to the following objectives:
To educate individual trustees and
boards on matters that affect their institutional oversight
To promote wider understanding of and
appreciation for citizen leadership and lay governance as the only
effective ways to ensure the quality and independence of American higher
To advance the philosophy that all
elected or appointed trustees serve in the public trust and should
consider themselves trustees of higher education as a whole
To strengthen the relationship between
trustees and chief executives in the fulfillment of their distinct yet
To stimulate cooperation with
public-policy makers, government agencies, and private organizations
that have a stake in the effective governance and quality of colleges
To identify and study emerging
public-policy issues of concern to higher education by providing forums
for their discussion and by encouraging appropriate member initiative.