Association of SDA Institutions of Higher Education and Secondary Schools

An association of denominationally owned and controlled institutions of higher education and secondary schools throughout the world that (1) have been approved and registered by, or accredited with, state, regional, or national associations or by the Board of Regents of the Department of Education of the General Conference, and (2) are operated in harmony with the aims and policies approved by the General Conference and by the educational boards and executive committees of the union conferences and divisions in which the schools are situated. It was brought into existence in 1929 as the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Colleges and Secondary Schools to deal with common problems in the North American Division confronting denominationally owned and operated schools in their relationship ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.