Presentation on theme: "SACSCOC FIFTH YEAR INTERIM REPORT : UNDERSTANDING THE SEVENTEEN STANDARDS David S. Adegboye, Ph.D. Professor of Biology Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs."— Presentation transcript:
SACSCOC FIFTH YEAR INTERIM REPORT : UNDERSTANDING THE SEVENTEEN STANDARDS David S. Adegboye, Ph.D. Professor of Biology Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Accreditation Liaison Southern University at New Orleans Conference Spring 2014 University Conference January 13, 2014
INTRODUCTION Next major SACSCOC accreditation agenda. Report due March Timeline: Committee Members set up - Spring 2014 Data collation – Spring and Fall 2014 Draft Report – by May 2015 Final Report – by December 2016 Report Formatting and Final Editing – January & February 2016 Report Submission – March 2016 The presentation highlights the 17 standards and lays emphasis on the most frequently cited for non-compliance. INTRODUCTION
SACSCOC Vital Documents Available at The Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement Lists all required standards Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement Rationale & Notes Relevant Questions for consideration Required Documentation Reference to Commission documents Cross references to other related standards SACS VITAL DOCUMENTS
Core Requirement 2.8 The number of full time faculty members is adequate to support the mission of the institution and to ensure the quality and integrity of each of its academic programs. full-time faculty student-faculty ratio mission-driven responsibilities of full-time faculty role of part-time or Adjunct faculty faculty work-loads data on EACH academic programs CORE REQUIREMENT 2.8
CR 2.8 continued Faculty workload per degree program for the semester. SCHs = Student Credit Hours of Productivity. FTE Students Undergraduate (U) = SCHs divided by 15 credit hours, and Graduate (G) = SCHs divided by 12 credit hours. FTE Faculty Undergraduate (U) = Credit hours divided by 12, and Graduate (G) = Credit hours divided by 9. Student Faculty Ratio = FTE students divided by FTE faculty for the respective level (U or G). By Program, By Department, By College, By University Student-Faculty Ratio Computation
Southern University at New Orleans Student/Faculty Ratio By University Student LevelFall 2008Fall 2009Fall 2010Spring 2011Fall 2011 Undergraduate Graduate
Southern University at New Orleans Student/Faculty Ratio By College Department/DisciplineU/GFall 2008Fall 2009Fall 2010 Spring 2011Fall 2011 Arts & SciencesU Arts & SciencesG Business & Public Admin.U Business & Public Admin.G Education & Human Dev.U Social WorkU Social WorkG
Southern University at New Orleans Student/Faculty Ratio By Department Department/DisciplineU/GFall 2008Fall 2009Fall 2010Spring 2011Fall 2011 Arts & HumanitiesU Social SciencesU Social SciencesG Natural SciencesU Health Information Mgmt.UN/A Museum StudiesG Business EntrepreneurshipU Mgmt. Information SystemsU Mgmt. Information SystemsG Public AdministrationU Early Childhood EducationU Elementary EducationU Child Dev. & Family StudiesU Social WorkU Social WorkG
CR 2.20.Student Support Services CS 3.2.8Qualified administrative/academic officers CS The institution identifies expected outcomes, assesses the extent to which it achieves these outcomes, and provides evidence of improvement based on analysis of the results in each of the following areas: Institutional Effectiveness Educational programs, to include student learning outcome. Documentation of expected outcomes for educational programs for student learning outcomes. Evaluation of these outcomes. Evidence that the student support services and programs effectively meet the needs of students of all types. Documentation of use of findings to improve the institution.
CS Admissions policies CS Academic Program Coordination CS The institution operates and maintains physical facilities, both on and off campus, that appropriately serve the needs of institutions educational programs, support services, and other mission-related activities. Physical Facilities facilities satisfaction survey results most recent 3-5 years annual capital budget a video or other visual means to provide a walking tour of facilities facilities Master Plan including a campus map plan for routine, preventative and deferred maintenance
3.13.1Policy Compliance FR 4.1Student Achievement FR 4.2Program Curriculum FR 4.3Publication of Policies FR 4.4Program length FR 4.5Student complaints policies and procedures addressing student complaints evidence that policies are followed samples of student complain resolution (with sensitive information protected ) FR 4.6Recruitment Materials FR 4.7The institution is in compliance with its program responsibilities CS under Title IV of the most recent Higher Education Act as amended. (Title IV program responsibilities/Financial Audit Report.) The commission relies on documentation forwarded to it by the U.S. Department of Education.
FR 4.8 Distance and correspondence education – regarding student identity – any written procedure for protecting privacy of students? – written procedure distributed at registration or enrollment notifying students of any projected additional charges? FR 4.9 Definition of Credit Hours
ANNOUNCEMENTS 1.Revised Spring 2014 Calendar provided. 2.Maintenance of Class Records for Each Course – Reminder 3.Faculty and Staff 2-page Resume to 4.Quality Matters (QM) training – February New Hires Recognition