Call for Arbitrators
This Arbitration Policy of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) shall apply only to an adverse action by the ACEN Board of Commissioners that have been fully and finally determined by a written decision of the Appeal Committee pursuant to ACEN Policy #10 Appeal Process and Submission and Review of New Financial Information Subsequent to Adverse Action.
As a condition of seeking initial accreditation or continuing accreditation with the ACEN, each nursing program seeking initial accreditation and each nursing program seeking continuing accreditation consents to resolving disputes regarding a decision by the Appeal Committee in accordance with the binding arbitration procedures set forth in this Policy as required by 20 U.S.C. §1099b(e) and 34 C.F.R. §602.20(e).