Report of the NAST Commission on Accreditation 2019


April 2019

The official report of actions taken by the NAST Commission on Accreditation at its meetings of March 2019 follows.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

March 2019

DeAnna Toten Beard, Chair

 

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

Broward College

Missouri Western State University

Sam Houston State University

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

University of Toledo

Progress Reports were accepted from seven (7) institutions recently granted Associate Membership.

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

Anderson University (South Carolina)

University of Arkansas

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Action was deferred on six (6) institutions applying for Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from two (2) institutions recently granted Membership.

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

Baylor University

The Community College of Baltimore County

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Messiah College

Miami University

North Carolina Central University

Purdue University Fort Wayne

Snow College

University of Alabama

University of Central Arkansas

University of Iowa

University of South Carolina

University of South Florida

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley    

Virginia Tech

Action was deferred on thirteen (13) institutions applying for renewal of Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from twenty (20) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

Twenty-three (23) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Action was deferred on twenty-eight (28) programs submitted for Plan Approval.

Progress Reports were accepted from four (4) institutions recently granted Plan Approval.

Thirteen (13) programs were granted Final Approval for Listing.

Three (3) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit materials as requested by the Commission.

Three (3) institutions were granted second-year postponements for re-evaluation.

Nine (9) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2018-2019 HEADS Data Survey.

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

One (1) institution was notified regarding Monies Outstanding for 2018-2019.

Twelve (12) institutions were notified regarding successful submission of the Supplemental Annual Report 2017-2018.

One (1) institution was notified regarding failure to submit the Supplemental Annual Report 2017-2018.

Three (3) institutions (American Comedy Institute, Mars Hill University, University of Wisconsin – Madison) withdrew from Membership during the 2018-2019 academic year.