If North Idaho College loses accreditation under current circumstances, Idahoans lose opportunity. College credit access will be more expensive and farther away. Our workforce will be dramatically impacted. Investments in infrastructure by Kootenai County, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Idaho taxpayers, and the NIC Foundation will have been wasted due to inaction by the board of trustees. This is unnecessary and avoidable.

Did you know: North Idaho College makes Idaho a better place?

Loss of accreditation at North Idaho College will devastate the local economy.

Families rely on the value North Idaho College delivers to their budget.

North Idaho College is a cost-effective school-choice option for students and employers.

North Idaho College impacted almost 18,000 students last year. Many citizens use 42 career technical programs, 47 transfer programs, 86 credit programs, as well as community services like Head Start, or Aging and Adult Services. Dual credit high school programming provides early access for college level coursework and certifications while in high school, at a significant savings to our citizens.

NWCCU findings and subsequent sanctions are damning. Banducci style leadership harms North Idaho College.

North Idaho College has fallen behind in two years and accreditation is at risk.

North Idaho College provides freedom and opportunity. NIC is a great value for students, families, and the bottom line for employers. NIC is a vital asset in North Idaho, supported by Kootenai County taxpayers.

Save NIC is committed to providing source-cited information on the issues impacting our community and North Idaho College. We encourage all voters to research the candidates to avoid disinformation.