Report of the Commission on Accreditation: April


May 2018

NEW MEMBERS

Subsequent to action by the Commission on Accreditation in April 2018, NASAD is pleased to welcome the following institutions.

New Institutions Granted Associate Membership:


New York City College of Technology
Mary Ann Biehl
Chair, Department of Communication Design
300 Jay Street, N1113
Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

Southeast Missouri State University
Caroline Kahler
Chair, Department of Art
One University Plaza, Mail Stop 7825
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

New Institution Granted Membership:

Thomas Jefferson University (SPPA)
Tod Corlett
Director, Program of Industrial Design, School of Design and Engineering
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

FORMAL COMMISSION REPORT. The official report of actions taken by the NASAD Commission on Accreditation at its meetings of April 2018 follows.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

April 2018

Greg Watts, Chair

 

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

New York City College of Technology
Southeast Missouri State University

Action was deferred on nine (9) institutions applying for Associate Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from four (4) institutions recently granted Associate Membership.

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

Thomas Jefferson University (SPPA)

Action was deferred on five (5) institutions applying for Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from five (5) institutions recently granted Membership.

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

Boise State University
California State University, Chico
Maryville University of Saint Louis
Memphis College of Art
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Pennsylvania State University
University of Central Missouri
University of Dayton
University of Idaho
University of Michigan
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
University of South Carolina

Action was deferred on twenty-one (21) institutions applying for renewal of Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from thirteen (13) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

Three (3) applications were approved for Substantive Change.

Seventy-one (71) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Action was deferred on fifty-four (54) programs submitted for Plan Approval.

Progress Reports were accepted from eight (8) institutions concerning programs recently granted Plan approval.

Twenty-three (23) programs were granted Final Approval for Listing.

Action was deferred on forty-four (44) programs submitted for Final Approval for Listing.

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

One (1) institution was granted third-year postponement for re-evaluation.

One (1) progress report was requested regarding a postponement for re-evaluation.

One (1) institution was notified regarding failure to submit a response regarding a postponement for re-evaluation.

Six (6) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2017-2018 Accreditation Audit.

Four (4) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2017-2018 Affirmation Statement.

Nine (9) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2017-2018 HEADS Data Survey.

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

Three (3) institutions were notified regarding monies outstanding for 2017-2018.

Forty-eight (48) institutions were notified regarding review of the 2016-2017 Supplemental Annual Report.

Three (3) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2016-2017 Supplemental Annual Report.

Plymouth State University withdrew from Membership during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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