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SouthernAssociationofCollegesandSchools CommissiononColleges ActionstakenbytheSACSCOCBoardofTrustees December10,2012

AtitsmeetingonDecember9,2012,SACSCOCBoardofTrusteestookthefollowingactionsregarding theaccreditationstatusofinstitutionsreviewed.Thelistdoesnotincludethenamesofinstitutionsrequiredonly tosubmitadditionalmonitoringreportsunlessthereviewresultedinanegativeoranadverseaction.

TheCommissionreaffirmedtheaccreditationofthefollowinginstitutions:
TheAmericanUniversityinDubai,Dubai,UnitedArabEmirates AustinGraduateSchoolofTheology,Austin,Texas ChristendomCollege,FrontRoyal,Virginia CoastalCarolinaUniversity,Conway,SouthCarolina EmbryRiddleAeronauticalUniversity,DaytonaBeach,Florida FloridaMemorialUniversity,MiamiGardens,Florida GeorgetownCollege,Georgetown,Kentucky LenoirRhyneUniversity,Hickory,NorthCarolina MiamiInternationalUniversityofArtandDesign,Miami,Florida MilliganCollege,MilliganCollege,Tennessee MillsapsCollege,Jackson,Mississippi MississippiCollege,Clinton,Mississippi MississippiValleyStateUniversity,IttaBena,Mississippi OakwoodUniversity,Huntsville,Alabama OldDominionUniversity,Norfolk,Virginia OurLadyoftheLakeUniversity,SanAntonio,Texas ParkerUniversity,Dallas,Texas (IncludesapprovalofanexceptiontoCoreRequirement2.7.4) PfeifferUniversity,Misenheimer,NorthCarolina RadfordUniversity,Radford,Virginia ReformedTheologicalSeminary,Jackson,Mississippi ShorterUniversity,Rome,Georgia SoutheasternBaptistTheologicalSeminary,WakeForest,NorthCarolina SouthernAdventistUniversity,Collegedale,Tennessee SouthernCollegeofOptometry,Memphis,Tennessee SouthwesternAssembliesofGodUniversity,Waxahachie,Texas TexasA&MUniversity,CollegeStation,Texas TexasA&MUniversitySystemHealthScienceCenter,Bryan,Texas UnionPresbyterianSeminary,Richmond,Virginia

UniversityofHoustonClearLake,Houston,Texas (IncludesapprovalofanexceptiontoCoreRequirement2.7.4) UniversityofNorthAlabama,Florence,Alabama TheUniversityofNorthCarolinaatAsheville,Asheville,NorthCarolina UniversityofPikeville,Pikeville,Kentucky UniversityofSouthCarolinaUpstate,Spartanburg,SouthCarolina WarnerUniversity,LakeWales,Florida

TheCommissionreaffirmedtheaccreditationofthefollowinginstitutionsandremovedthemfrom sanction:
HoustonBaptistUniversity,Houston,Texas(removalfromWarning) MountOliveCollege,MountOlive,NorthCarolina(removalfromWarning) MontreatCollege,Montreat,NorthCarolina(removalfromWarning)

TheCommissionaccreditedthefollowingmemberinstitutionsatamoreadvanceddegreelevel:
BluefieldCollege,Bluefield,Virginia MovedfromLevelIItoLevelIIIofferingtheMasterofArtsinEducationonline BrevardCommunityCollege,Cocoa,Florida MovedfromLevelItoLevelIIofferingtheBachelorofScienceinOrganizationalManagement MaryBaldwinCollege,Staunton,Virginia MovedfromLevelIIItoLevelVofferingtheDoctorofPhysicalTherapyandtheDoctorof OccupationalTherapy MississippiUniversityforWomen,Columbus,Mississippi MovedfromLevelIIItoLevelVofferingtheDoctorofNursingPractice SaintLeoUniversity,SaintLeo,Florida MovedfromLevelIVtoLevelVofferingtheDoctorofBusinessAdministrationinManagement SoutheasternUniversity,Lakeland,Florida MovedfromLevelIIItoLevelVofferingtheDoctorofEducation

TheCommissionapprovedthefollowingsubstantivechanges:
ChattahoocheeValleyCommunityCollege,PhenixCity,Alabama ApprovedtheAssociateofAppliedSciencedegreeinAppliedTechnology GreensboroCollege,Greensboro,NorthCarolina ApprovedtheBachelorofBusinessAdministrationandBachelorofCriminalJustice Administrationdegreesofferedonline HoustonBaptistUniversity,Houston,Texas Approvedthefollowingprograms:BachelorofArtsinCinemaandNewMediaArts,Masterof ArtsinPhilosophy,CertificateinApologetics,andtheMasterofArtsinApologetics. MaryBaldwinCollege,Staunton,Virginia ApprovedanewbranchcampuslocatedinFisherville,Virginia MidlandCollege,Midland,Texas Approvedthefollowing:(1)theAssociateofArtsandtheAssociateofSciencedegreesin GeneralStudiesofferedatMidlandHighSchool,LeesHighSchool,andOzonaHighSchool,(2) ComputerGraphicsTechnologyofferedattheAdvancedTechnologyCenter,and(3)theDiesel TechnologyprogramofferedattheCodgellLearningCenter

ParkerUniversity,Dallas,Texas ApprovedLevelIofferingtheAssociateofAppliedScienceinRadiologicTechnology SouthernUniversityatShreveport,Shreveport,Louisiana ApprovedtheAssociateofScienceinBusinessManagementandtheAssociateofApplied ScienceinHealthInformationTechnologyofferedthroughdistancelearning

TheCommissioncontinuedtheaccreditationofthefollowinginstitutionsafteranonsitereviewbya SubstantiveChangeCommittee:
AndersonUniversity,Anderson,SouthCarolina ReviewofmembershipatLevelVofferingtheDoctorofMinistry BelmontAbbeyCollege,Belmont,NorthCarolina ReviewofanoffcampusinstructionalsiteinCharlotte,NorthCarolina CollegeofCentralFlorida,Ocala,Florida ReviewofmembershipatLevelIIofferingtheBachelorofAppliedScienceinBusinessand OrganizationalManagementandtheBachelorofScienceinEarlyChildhood FloridaNationalUniversity,Hialeah,Florida ReviewofmembershipatLevelIIIofferingtheMasterofBusinessAdministration GeorgiaCollegeandStateUniversity,Milledgeville,Georgia ReviewofmembershipatLevelVofferingtheDoctorofNursingPractice HighPointUniversity,HighPoint,NorthCarolina ReviewofmembershipatLevelVofferingtheEd.D.inEducationalLeadership JeffersonStateCommunityCollege,Birmingham,Alabama ReviewoftheAssociateofAppliedScienceRegisteredNursingprogramofferedattheChilton ClantonCenter,ClantonandSt.ClairPellCityCenter,PellCity,Alabama JohnsonUniversity,Knoxville,Tennessee ReviewofmembershipatLevelVofferingthePh.D.inLeadershipStudies MedicalUniversityofSouthCarolina,Charleston,SouthCarolina ReviewofoffcampusinstructionalsiteslocatedatHyderabad,India;Singapore;andMilton Keynes,England MiddleTennesseeStateUniversity,Murfreesboro,Tennessee ReviewofthefollowingoffcampusinstructionalsitesinTennessee:RockvaleMiddleSchoolin Rockvale,MotlowCommunityCollegeinMcMinnville,NissanTrainingCenterinSmyrna,andthe MiddleTennesseeEducationCenterinShelbyville MountOliveCollege,MountOlive,NorthCarolina ReviewoftheBachelorofScienceinNursing NorthGreenvilleUniversity,Tigerville,SouthCarolina ReviewofmembershipatLevelVofferingtheDoctorofMinistry OwensboroCommunityandTechnicalCollege,Owensboro,Kentucky ReviewofanElectronicSystemsOperationTechnicianCertificateofferedatLewisport,Kentucky SavannahTechnicalCollege,Savannah,Georgia ReviewofoffcampusinstructionalsitesatWoodvilleTompkinsHighSchoolinSavannahand FortStewartArmyEducationalCenterinFortStewart,Georgia SouthUniversity,Savannah,Georgia ReviewofabranchcampuslocatedinAustin,Texas TallahasseeCommunityCollege,Tallahassee,Florida ReviewoftheGhazviniCenterforHealthcareEducationinTallahassee,Florida

UniversityofHoustonDowntown,Houston,Texas ReviewofoffcampusinstructionalsitesatLoneStarCollegeKingwoodandLoneStarCollege CyFair UniversityofWestFlorida,Pensacola,Florida ReviewoftheBachelorofScienceinElectricalEngineeringandinComputerEngineeringoffered attheUniversityofFloridaResearch&EngineeringFacilityinShalimar,Florida VirginiaHighlandsCommunityCollege,Abingdon,Virginia ReviewofdualenrollmentoffcampusinstructionalsitesofferingtheGeneralEducation Certificateatthefollowinglocations:Abingdon,Virginia;Chilhowie,Virginia;MountainCity, Tennessee;Saltville,Virginia;andBristol,Virginia WadeCollege,Dallas,Texas ReviewofmembershipatLevelIIofferingtheBachelorofArtsinManufacturingandDesign

TheCommissionapprovedthemerger/consolidationsofthefollowinginstitutions:
GeorgiaHealthSciencesUniversity,Augusta,Georgia Approvedtheconsolidation/mergerofGeorgiaHealthSciencesUniversitywithAugustaState UniversitytobecalledGeorgiaRegentsUniversity MaconStateCollege,Macon,Georgia Approvedtheconsolidation/mergerofMaconStateCollegewithMiddleGeorgiaCollegetobe calledMiddleGeorgiaStateCollege NorthGeorgiaCollegeandStateUniversity,Dahlonega,Georgia Approvedtheconsolidation/mergerofNorthGeorgiaCollegeandStateUniversitywith GainesvilleStateCollegetobecalledtheUniversityofNorthGeorgia SouthGeorgiaCollege,Douglas,Georgia Approvedtheconsolidation/mergerofSouthGeorgiaCollegewithWaycrossCollegetobecalled SouthGeorgiaStateCollege

TheCommissionremovedthefollowinginstitutionsfromWarning:
AustinCommunityCollege,Austin,Texas DabneyS.LancasterCommunityCollege,CliftonForge,Virginia EdwardWatersCollege,Jacksonville,Florida FortValleyStateUniversity,FortValley,Georgia GramblingStateUniversity,Grambling,Louisiana TexarkanaCollege,Texarkana,Texas TexasStateTechnicalCollegeHarlingen,Harlingen,Texas VirginiaUnionUniversity,Richmond,Virginia

TheCommissionremovedthefollowinginstitutionsfromProbation:
ChattahoocheeValleyCommunityCollege,PhenixCity,Alabama RangerCollege,Ranger,Texas

SanctionsandotherNegativeActions
ForfurtherinformationregardingCommissionsanctions,seetheCommissionspolicySanctions,Denialof Reaffirmation,andRemovalfromMembership.Also,forthespecificstandardorrequirementcitedbelow, referencetheCommissionsPrinciplesofAccreditation:FoundationsforQualityEnhancement.Bothdocuments canbefoundontheCommissionsWebpageathttp://www.sacscoc.org. TheCommissiondeniedmembershipatamoreadvanceddegreelevelforthefollowinginstitution: BenedictCollege,Columbia,SouthCarolina DeniedapprovalofmembershipatLevelIIIbecausetheinstitutiondidnotprovidean acceptableplanandsupportingdocumentationtoensurethatithasthecapabilitytocomply withthefollowingstandardsastheyrelatetothesubstantivechange:ComprehensiveStandard 3.3.1.1(Institutionaleffectiveness:educationalprograms),ComprehensiveStandard3.4.6 (Practicesforawardingcredit),andComprehensiveStandard3.7.1(Facultycompetence)ofthe PrinciplesofAccreditation. GeorgiaPerimeterCollege,Decatur,Georgia DeniedapprovalofmembershipatLevelIIbecausetheinstitutiondidnotprovideanacceptable planandsupportingdocumentationtoensurethatithasthecapabilitytocomplywiththe followingstandardsastheyrelatetothesubstantivechange:CoreRequirement2.11.1 (Financialresources),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(Financialstability),andComprehensive Standard3.10.3(Controloffinances)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. MartinMethodistCollege,Pulaski,Tennessee DeniedapprovalofmembershipatLevelIIIbecausetheinstitutiondidnotprovidean acceptableplanandsupportingdocumentationtoensurethatithasthecapabilitytocomply withthefollowingstandardsastheyrelatetothesubstantivechange:ComprehensiveStandard 3.3.1.1(Institutionaleffectiveness:educationalprograms),ComprehensiveStandard3.6.1 (Postbaccalaureateprogramrigor),andComprehensiveStandard3.7.1(Facultycompetence)of thePrinciplesofAccreditation.

TheCommissiondeniedapprovalofthefollowingsubstantivechanges:
FundacionUniversidaddelasAmericasPuebla,Puebla,Mexico DeniedapprovaltooffertheLicenciaturainBiomedicalEngineeringdegreeprogramforfailure tocomplywithComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.1(Institutionaleffectiveness:educational programs)andComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(Financialstability)ofthePrinciplesof Accreditation. ParkerUniversity,Dallas,Texas DeniedapprovalofmembershipatLevelIIIforfailuretocomplywithComprehensiveStandard 3.6.1(Postbaccalaureateprogramrigor)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation.

TheCommissiondeniedreaffirmation,continuedaccreditation,andplacedthefollowinginstitutions onWarning:
ErskineCollege,DueWest,SouthCarolina FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.5(Institutionaleffectiveness), ComprehensiveStandard3.2.10(Administrativestaffevaluations),ComprehensiveStandard 3.2.13(Institutionrelatedentities),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.1(Institutionaleffectiveness: educationalprograms),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.2(Institutionaleffectiveness: administrativesupportservices),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.3(Institutionaleffectiveness:

academicandstudentsupportservices),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.5(Institutional effectiveness:community/publicservice),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.2(Qualityenhancement plan),ComprehensiveStandard3.5.1(Generaleducationcompetencies),Comprehensive Standard3.5.4(Terminaldegreesoffaculty),ComprehensiveStandard3.7.2(Faculty evaluation),andComprehensiveStandard3.12.1(Substantivechange)ofthePrinciplesof Accreditation. MemphisCollegeofArt,Memphis,Tennessee FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.5(Institutionaleffectiveness), CoreRequirement2.11.1(Financialresources),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(Financial stability),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.2(Institutionaleffectiveness:administrativesupport services),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.3(Institutionaleffectiveness:academicandstudent supportservices),andComprehensiveStandard3.4.7(Consortialrelationships/contractual agreements)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. MidContinentUniversity,Mayfield,Kentucky FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.8(Faculty),CoreRequirement 2.11.1(FinancialResources),ComprehensiveStandard3.2.9(PersonnelAppointment),and ComprehensiveStandard3.2.10(AdministrativeStaffEvaluations),ComprehensiveStandard 3.3.1.1(InstitutionalEffectiveness:EducationalPrograms),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.5 (InstitutionalEffectiveness:Community/PublicService),ComprehensiveStandard3.4.6 (PracticesforAwardingCredit),ComprehensiveStandard3.4.8(NoncredittoCredit), ComprehensiveStandard3.5.1(GeneralEducationCompetencies),ComprehensiveStandard 3.7.2(FacultyEvaluation),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(FinancialStability),Federal Requirements4.7(TitleIVProgramResponsibilities),andFederalRequirements4.9(Definition ofCreditHours)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation.

TheCommissiondeniedreaffirmation,continuedaccreditation,andcontinuedthefollowing institutionsonWarning:
InterdenominationalTheologicalCenter,Atlanta,Georgia FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.1(Institutional effectiveness:educationalprograms),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.4(Institutional effectiveness:research),ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.5(Institutionaleffectiveness: community/publicservice),ComprehensiveStandard3.4.7(Consortialrelationships/contractual agreements),ComprehensiveStandard3.6.3(Institutionalcreditsforagraduatedegree), ComprehensiveStandard3.9.3(Qualifiedstaff),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.3(Controlof finances),andFederalRequirement4.7(TitleIVprogramresponsibilities)ofthePrinciplesof Accreditation. LouisianaCollege,Pineville,Louisiana FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.5(Institutionaleffectiveness), ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.1(Institutionaleffectiveness:educationalprograms), ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.2(Institutionaleffectiveness:administrativesupportservices), ComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.3(Institutionaleffectiveness:academicandstudentsupport services),ComprehensiveStandard3.5.1(Generaleducationcompetencies),and ComprehensiveStandard3.7.1(Facultycompetence)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation.

TheCommissiondeniedreaffirmation,continuedaccreditation,andplacedthefollowinginstitution onProbation:
VirginiaIntermontCollege,Bristol,Virginia ForsixmonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.11.1(Financialresources)and ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(Financialstability)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation.

TheCommissioncontinuedtheaccreditationofthefollowinginstitutionsandplacedthemon Warning:
EmmanuelChristianSeminary,JohnsonCity,Tennessee FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.2(Governingboard),Core Requirement2.11.1(Financialresources),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(Financialstability), andComprehensiveStandard3.10.3(Controloffinances)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. GeorgiaPerimeterCollege,Decatur,Georgia FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.11.1(Financialresources), ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(Financialstability),andComprehensiveStandard3.10.3 (Controloffinances)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. NavarroCollege,Corsicana,Texas ForsixmonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.8(Faculty),Comprehensive Standard3.10.2(Financialaidaudits),andFederalRequirement4.7(TitleIVprogram responsibilities)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. OrangeburgCalhounTechnicalCollege,Orangeburg,SouthCarolina FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.8(Faculty)ofthePrinciplesof Accreditation. SouthwestVirginiaCommunityCollege,CedarBluff,Virginia ForsixmonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.8(Faculty)ofthePrinciplesof Accreditation. TexasCollege,Tyler,Texas ForsixmonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.8(Faculty)andComprehensive Standard3.3.1.1(Institutionaleffectiveness:educationalprograms)ofthePrinciplesof Accreditation. UniversityofVirginia,Charlottesville,Virginia FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.2(Governingboard)and ComprehensiveStandard3.7.5(Facultyroleingovernance)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. WythevilleCommunityCollege,Wytheville,Virginia ForsixmonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.8(Faculty)ofthePrinciplesof Accreditation.

TheCommissioncontinuedtheaccreditationofthefollowinginstitutionandplaceditonProbation:
FloridaA&MUniversity,Tallahassee,Florida FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithPrinciple1.1(Integrity),ComprehensiveStandard 3.2.8(Qualifiedadministrative/academicofficers),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.3(Controlof finances),andComprehensiveStandard3.11.2(Institutionalenvironment)ofthePrinciplesof Accreditation.

TheCommissioncontinuedaccreditationforgoodcauseandplacedthefollowinginstitutionson Probation:
JarvisChristianCollege,Hawkins,Texas FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.11.1(Financialresources), ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(Financialstability),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.3(Controlof finances)(formerlyComprehensiveStandard3.10.4),andFederalRequirement4.7(TitleIV programresponsibilities)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. SaintVincentdePaulRegionalSeminary,BoyntonBeach,Florida FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.1(Institutional effectiveness:educationalprograms)andComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.5(Institutional effectiveness:community/publicservice)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. SouthernUniversityandA&MCollegeatBatonRouge,BatonRouge,Louisiana ForsixmonthsforfailuretocomplywithComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.1(Institutional effectiveness:educationalprograms)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation.

TheCommissioncontinuedaccreditationforgoodcauseandcontinuedthefollowinginstitutionson Probation:
FiskUniversity,Nashville,Tennessee FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.2(Governingboard),Core Requirement2.11.1(Financialresources),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(Financialstability), ComprehensiveStandard3.10.3(Controloffinances)(formerlyComprehensiveStandard3.10.4), andFederalRequirement4.7(TitleIVprogramresponsibilities)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. GreensboroCollege,Greensboro,NorthCarolina FortwelvemonthsforfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.11.1(FinancialResources), ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(FinancialStability)andComprehensiveStandard3.3.1.1 (InstitutionalEffectiveness:educationprograms)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation.

AdverseAction
Appealableactionsdonotgointoeffectuntiltheappealperiodoftendaysfollowingwrittennotificationhas expired.Iftheinstitutionappealswithinthistimeperiod,itmaintainsthestatusheldpriortotheCommissions decisionuntiltheappealhasbeenresolved.

TheCommissionremovedthefollowinginstitutionsfrommembership:
FloridaChristianCollege,Kissimmee,Florida ForfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.11.1(FinancialResources)andComprehensive Standard3.10.1(FinancialStability)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation. LonMorrisCollege,Jacksonville,Texas ForfailuretocomplywithCoreRequirement2.5(Institutionaleffectiveness),CoreRequirement 2.6(Continuousoperation),CoreRequirement2.7.2(ProgramContent),CoreRequirement2.7.3 (Generaleducation),CoreRequirement2.8(Faculty),CoreRequirement2.9(Learningresources andservices),CoreRequirement2.10(Studentsupportservices),CoreRequirement2.11.1 (Financialresources),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.1(Financialstability),Comprehensive Standard3.10.2(Financialaidaudits),ComprehensiveStandard3.10.3(Controloffinances), ComprehensiveStandard3.10.4(Controlofsponsoredresearch/externalfunds),andFederal Requirement4.7(TitleIVprogramresponsibilities)ofthePrinciplesofAccreditation.