Reports of the Accrediting Commissions (November)


December 2016

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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 2016, the Association is pleased to welcome the following institutions to NASM accredited membership:

New Institutions Granted Associate Membership

Century College
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Elliot Wilcox
Institutional Representative, Department of Music

Chadron State College
Chadron, Nebraska
Una Taylor
Chair, Department of Music

Lancaster Bible College
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Paul Thoriakson
Chair, Department of Worship and Performing Arts

Manchester Community College
Manchester, Connecticut
Deborah Simmons
Coordinator, Program of Music

Formal Commission Reports. The official reports of actions taken by the Commission on Community College Accreditation and the Commission on Accreditation in November 2016 follow.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACCREDITATION

November 2016

William A. Meckley, Chair

 

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

Century College
Manchester Community College

Action was deferred on three (3) institutions applying for Membership.

After positive action by the Commission on Community College Accreditation, the following institution was granted renewal of Membership:

Odessa College

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

Progress Reports were accepted from five (5) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

One (1) program was granted Final Approval for Listing.

One (1) program was granted Basic Listing.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

November 2016

Michael D. Wilder, Interim Chair

James C. Scott, Associate Chair, pro tempore

 

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

Chadron State College
Lancaster Bible College

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

Buffalo State, State University of New York
The Collective

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

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

Arkansas Tech University
Augusta University
Bradley University
California State University, Long Beach
Coe College
Clarke University
Jacksonville University
Norfolk State University
Northeastern Illinois University
Ohio University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Pacific Union College
Rollins College
Saginaw Valley State University
Saint Mary’s College
Shepherd University (West Virginia)
Susquehanna University
University of Louisville
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of the Redlands
University of Texas at Arlington
University of Wisconsin – Madison
University of Wyoming
Virginia Tech

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

Progress Reports were accepted from twenty-four (24) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

Three (3) programs were granted Basic Listing.

Seven (7) applications were approved for Substantive Change.

Action was deferred on three (3) applications for Substantive Change.

Seventy-three (73) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Action was deferred on thirty-three (33) programs submitted for Plan Approval.

Progress Reports were accepted from seven (7) institutions concerning programs recently granted Plan Approval.

Thirty-one (31) programs were granted Final Approval for Listing.

Action was deferred on five (5) programs submitted for Final Approval for Listing.

One (1) institution was notified regarding failure to submit the 2015-16 HEADS Data Survey.

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

Two (2) institutions were granted third-year postponements for re-evaluation.

A Progress Report was accepted from one (1) institution recently granted postponement of accreditation review.

Boston Conservatory, Gustavus Adolphus College, The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and San Francisco Conservatory of Music withdrew from Membership during the 2015-16 academic year.