SACSCOC - 2011 Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Part I: Signatures Attesting to Integrity

Part II: List of Substantive Changes Approved Since the Last Reaffirmation

Part III: Requirements

Core Requirements

2.1 Degree-Granting Authority
2.2 Governing Board
2.3 Chief Executive Officer
2.4 Institutional Mission
2.5 Institutional Effectiveness
2.6 Continuous Operation
2.7.1 Program Length
2.7.2 Program Content
2.7.3 General Education
2.7.4 Coursework for Degrees
2.8 Faculty
2.9 Learning Resources and Services
2.10 Student Support Services
2.11.1 Financial Resources
2.11.2 Physical Resources
2.12 Quality Enhancement Plan

Comprehensive Standards

3.1.1 Institutional Mission
3.2.1 Governance and Administration: CEO evaluation/selection
3.2.2 Governance and Administration: Governing board control
3.2.3 Governance and Administration: Board conflict of interest
3.2.4 Governance and Administration: External influence
3.2.5 Governance and Administration: Board dismissal
3.2.6 Governance and Administration: Board/administration distinction
3.2.7 Governance and Administration: Organizational structure
3.2.8 Governance and Administration: Qualified administrative/academic officers
3.2.9 Governance and Administration: Faculty/staff appointment
3.2.10 Governance and Administration: Administrative staff evaluations
3.2.11 Governance and Administration: Control of intercollegiate athletics
3.2.12 Governance and Administration: Fund-raising activities
3.2.13 Governance and Administration: Institution-related foundations
3.2.14 Governance and Administration: Intellectual property rights
3.3.1 Institutional Effectiveness
3.3.2 Quality Enhancement Plan
3.4.1 Educational Programs: All: Academic program approval
3.4.2 Educational Programs: All: Continuing education/service programs
3.4.3 Educational Programs: All: Admission policies
3.4.4 Educational Programs: All: Acceptance of academic credit
3.4.5 Educational Programs: All: Academic policies
3.4.6 Educational Programs: All: Practices for awarding credit
3.4.7 Educational Programs: All: Consortial relationships/contractual agreements
3.4.8 Educational Programs: All: Noncredit to credit
3.4.9 Educational Programs: All: Academic support services
3.4.10 Educational Programs: All: Responsibility for curriculum
3.4.11 Educational Programs: All: Academic program coordination
3.4.12 Educational Programs: All: Technology use
3.5.1 Educational Programs: Undergraduate: College-level competencies
3.5.2 Educational Programs: Undergraduate: Institutional credits for a degree
3.5.3 Educational Programs: Undergraduate: Undergraduate requirements
3.5.4 Educational Programs: Undergraduate: Terminal degrees of faculty
3.6.1 Educational Programs: Graduate/Post-Baccalaureate: Post-baccalaureate program rigor
3.6.2 Educational Programs: Graduate/Post-Baccalaureate: Graduate curriculum
3.6.3 Educational Programs: Graduate/Post-Baccalaureate: Institutional credits for a degree
3.6.4 Educational Programs: Graduate/Post-Baccalaureate: Post-baccalaureate requirements
3.7.1 Faculty: Faculty competence
3.7.2 Faculty: Faculty evaluation
3.7.3 Faculty: Faculty development
3.7.4 Faculty: Academic freedom
3.7.5 Faculty: Faculty role in governance
3.8.1 Library and Other Learning Resources: Learning/information resources
3.8.2 Library and Other Learning Resources: Instruction of library use
3.8.3 Library and Other Learning Resources: Qualified staff
3.9.1 Student Affairs and Services: Student rights
3.9.2 Student Affairs and Services: Student records
3.9.3 Student Affairs and Services: Qualified staff
3.10.1 Financial Resources: Financial stability
3.10.2 Financial Resources: Submission of financial statements
3.10.3 Financial Resources: Financial aid audits
3.10.4 Financial Resources: Control of finances
3.10.5 Financial Resources: Control of sponsored research/external funds
3.11.1 Physical Resources: Control of physical resources
3.11.2 Physical Resources: Institutional environment
3.11.3 Physical Resources: Physical facilities
3.12.1 Substantive change
3.13.1 Compliance with other Commission policies
3.14.1 Representation of status with the Commission: Publication of accreditation status

Federal Requirements

4.1 Student achievement
4.2 Program curriculum
4.3 Publication of policies
4.4 Program length
4.5 Student complaints
4.6 Recruitment materials
4.7 Title IV program responsibilities

Part IV: Institutional Summary Form

Part V: Organizational Chart