Reports of the Accrediting Commissions (November)


December 2017

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NEW MEMBERS

Subsequent to action by the Commission on Community College Accreditation and the Commission on Accreditation at their meetings in November 2017, the Association is pleased to welcome the following institutions to NASM accredited membership:

New Institutions Granted Membership

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Burbank, California
Steve Miller
Campus Director

Mitchell Community College
Statesville, North Carolina
Beverly Brown
Coordinator, Department of Music

Richland College
Dallas, Texas
Diane Hilbert
Executive Dean, School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts

Formal Commission Reports. The official reports of actions taken by the Commission on Community College Accreditation and the Commission on Accreditation in November 2017 follow.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACCREDITATION

November 2017

William A. Meckley, Chair

 

After positive action by the Commission on Community College Accreditation, the following institutions were granted Membership:

Mitchell Community College
Richland College

Action was deferred on one (1) institution applying for Membership.

After positive action by the Commission on Accreditation, the following institutions were granted renewal of Membership:

Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Normandale Community College

Action was deferred on two (2) institutions applying for renewal of Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from four (4) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

Two (2) programs were granted Plan Approval.

One (1) program was granted Basic Listing.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

November 2017

Michael D. Wilder, Chair

Peter T. Witte, Associate Chair

 

After positive action by the Commission on Accreditation, the following institution was granted Membership:

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Action was deferred on four (4) institutions applying for Membership.

After positive action by the Commission on Accreditation, the following institutions were granted renewal of Membership:

Berry College
Central Michigan University
Christopher Newport University
Coker College
Dickinson State University
Fort Lewis College
George Fox University
Mississippi Valley State University
Oklahoma Baptist University
San Jose State University
Southern Utah University
Taylor University
Texas A&M University – Kingsville
University of Georgia
University of South Alabama
University of South Florida
University of Southern Mississippi
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
University of Wisconsin – Superior
Valparaiso University
York College of Pennsylvania

Action was deferred on forty-three (43) institutions applying for renewal of Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from eleven (11) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

Three (3) institutions were granted Basic Listing.

Seven (7) applications were approved for Substantive Change.

Action was deferred on four (4) applications for Substantive Change.

Ninety-one (91) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Action was deferred on fifty-one (51) programs submitted for Plan Approval.

A Progress Report was accepted from one (1) institution concerning a program recently granted Plan Approval.

Fifty-four (54) programs were granted Final Approval for Listing.

Action was deferred on fifteen (15) programs submitted for Final Approval for Listing.

Two (2) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2016-17 HEADS Data Survey.

Three (3) institutions were granted second-year postponements for re-evaluation.

One (1) institution was granted a third-year postponement for re-evaluation.

Hendrix College, University of Mary Washington, Providence College, Cincinnati Christian University, and Lincoln University withdrew from Membership during the 2016-17 academic year.