Report of the NAST Commission on Accreditation


April 2018

The official report of actions taken by the NAST Commission on Accreditation at its meetings of March 2018 follows.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

March 2018

DeAnna Toten Beard, Chair

 

After positive action by the Commission on Accreditation, the following institution was granted Membership:

Vanguard University of Southern California

Action was deferred on fourteen (14) institutions applying for Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from six (6) institutions recently granted Membership.

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

California State University, Dominguez Hills
California State University, Fullerton
Lehigh University
Morehead State University
Ohio University
San Diego State University
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Arizona
University of Memphis
Western Illinois University

Action was deferred on seventeen (17) institutions applying for renewal of Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from fourteen (14) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

Forty-six (46) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Action was deferred on eight (8) programs submitted for Plan Approval.

Progress Reports were accepted from one (1) institution recently granted Plan Approval.

Sixteen (16) programs were granted Final Approval for Listing.

Action was deferred on three (3) programs submitted for Final Approval for Listing.

A Progress Report was accepted from one (1) institution recently granted Final Approval for Listing.

Two (2) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit materials as requested by the Commission.

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

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

One (1) institution was notified regarding failure to submit the 2016-2017 HEADS Data Survey.

Eight (8) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2017-2018 HEADS Data Survey.

Two (2) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2017-2018 Accreditation Audit.

Three (3) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2017-2018 Affirmation Statement.

Three (3) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2017-2018 Supplemental Annual Report.

Eleven (11) institutions were notified regarding successful submission of the 2017-2018 Supplemental Annual Report.

Old Dominion University, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and Vincennes University withdrew from Membership during the 2017-2018 academic year.