Presentation on theme: "MAINTAINING THE MOMENTUM OF ACCREDITATION SUCCESS David S. Adegboye, Ph.D. Professor of Biology Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Accreditation Liaison."— Presentation transcript:
MAINTAINING THE MOMENTUM OF ACCREDITATION SUCCESS David S. Adegboye, Ph.D. Professor of Biology Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Accreditation Liaison Ada Kwanbunbumpen, M.S. Director, Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Southern University at New Orleans Spring 2013 University Conference January 07, 2013
SACSCOC – Specific Matters Periodic Program Review 5 th Year Interim Report Additional Standards Publication of Accreditation Status Reference Materials QEP Implementation – Progress Report
Periodic Program Review Critical for responses to Core Requirement 2.5 Institutional Effectiveness. Eleven (11) degree programs involved currently. Review Schedule is as follows: 2012 – 2013 Cycle2013 – 2014 Cycle 2014 - 2015 Cycle M.A. Museum StudiesB.A. Public Administration B.A. English B.S. BiologyM.A. Criminal Justice B.A. History B.A. PsychologyB.S. Criminal Justice B.S. Mathematics B.G.S. General StudiesB.S. Substance Abuse
SACSCOC Fifth Year Interim Report Due March 2016 Institutions will be notified about 11 months prior to due date Components: > Signature Attesting to Integrity > Institutional Summary Form > Fifth-Year Compliance Certification (17 Standards) > Follow up Report (if requested by Board of Trustees) > QEP Impact Report The Standards CR 2.8, 2.10, 3.2.8, 126.96.36.199, 3.4.3, 3.4.11, 3.11.3, and 3.13.1 FR 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7/CS 3.10.2, 4.8, and 4.9 Reviewed by Fifth Year Interim Review Committee in June and December yearly. Results of the review conveyed in a letter a month after the Review.
Additional Standards Comprehensive Standard 3.13. Policy Compliance 3.13.1. Accrediting Decisions of other Agencies 3.13.3. Compliant Procedures Against the Commission or its Accredited Institutions 3.13.4. Reaffirmation of Accreditation and Subsequent Reports Federal Requirement 4.8. Distance and Correspondence Education 4.8.1 - regarding Student Identification 4.8.2 – regarding Protecting the Privacy of Students 4.8.3 – regarding Written Procedure notifying students of any projected additional student charges associated with Verification of Student Identity
Additional Standards (con’t) Federal Requirement 4.9 Definition of Credit Hours The institution has policies and procedures for determining the credit hours awarded for courses and programs that conform to commonly accepted practices in higher education and to Commission policy.
Publication of Accreditation Status Comprehensive Requirement 3.14.1 A member or candidate institution represents its accredited status accurately and publishes the name, address, and telephone number of the Commission in accordance with Commission requirements and federal policy. See: www.suno.edu (accreditation link)www.suno.edu
Reference Materials At www.sacscoc.org important documents to review:www.sacscoc.org 1.Accreditation Actions and Public Disclosure Statements December 2012 June 2012 2.Committee Resources The Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, pg. 1 – 44 (2012 Edition) Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement Rationale and Notes Relevant Questions for Consideration Documentation, etc.
Quality Enhancement Plan Implementation: Progress Report QEP approved via letter dated July 11, 2012 Action made at the June 2012 meeting of the Board of Trustees of SACS Commission on Colleges Implementation of QEP QEP Advisory Council formed
Quality Enhancement Plan Implementation: Progress Report (con’t) Members: Dr. Pamela E. Wanga, Professor and Chair/Director, Child Development and Family Studies (CDFS) and QEP Advisory Council Chair Ms. Ada Kwanbunbumpen, QEP Director and QEP Advisory Council Secretary Dr. David S. Adegboye, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison Ms. Shelia Wood, Director of E-learning Dr. Sudipta Das, Professor of History and Chair Department of Arts and Humanities Dr. Adnan Omar, Professor and Chair Management Information Systems (MIS) Mr. Edmond Cummings, Director of Information Technology Center Dr. Michael Ralph, Director Institutional Research, Effectiveness, and Strategic Planning
Fall 2012 Three Pilot Online courses and Instructors BIOL 105, Lisa Mims-Devezin, Ph.D. ENGL 111, Dr. Xiongya Gao, Ph.D. JRDV 111H, Shatiqua Mosby-Wilson, MLIS, J.D. Quality Matters (QM) Certification 21 Participants Saturday, October 13, 2012 SmarterMeasures Workshop on QEP Implementation Dr. Rudolph Jackson, Vice President and SUNO’s Accreditation Liaison at SACSCOC workshop September 17, 2012 Quality Enhancement Plan Implementation: Progress Report (con’t)
REMINDER Class Record Grade Change Request Semester Close Out Process Online Classes Integrity Privacy of Students Mentorship
RECOGNITION AACSB – International – Team CAHIIM – Team Co-Chairs of On-Site Visits Planning Committee Ms. Gloria Moultrie Vice Chancellor for Community Outreach and University Advancement Dr. Brenda Jackson Director, Title III Programs