Report of the Commission on Accreditation: October


November 2019

NEW MEMBERS

Subsequent to action by the Commission on Accreditation in October 2019, NASAD is pleased to welcome the following institutions.

New Institutions Granted Associate Membership:

California State University, Fresno
Martin Valencia
Chair, Department of Art and Design
5225 North Backer Avenue
M/S CA65
Fresno, CA 93740

Howard Community College
Jeremy Bomberg
Chair, Department of Visual Arts
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044

Pacific Union College
Rajeev Sigamoney
Chair, Department of Visual Arts
One Angwin Avenue
Angwin, CA 94508

University of Tampa
Chris Valle
Chair, Department of Art and Design
401 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33606

FORMAL COMMISSION REPORT. The official report of actions taken by the NASAD Commission on Accreditation at its meetings of October 2019 follows.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

October 2019

Greg Watts, Chair

 

Progress Reports were accepted from three (3) institutions recently granted Associate Membership.

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

California State University, Fresno
Howard Community College
Pacific Union College
University of Tampa

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

Action was deferred on four (4) institutions applying for Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from three (3) institutions recently granted Membership.

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

Art Center College of Design
Brookhaven College
California College of the Arts
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Sacramento
Casper College
Central Michigan University
Cleveland Institute of Art
Maryland Institute College of Art
New Jersey City University
Purchase College, State University of New York
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
Saint Cloud State University
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
University of Indianapolis
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Wisconsin – Stout
Watkins College of Art

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

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

Five (5) applications were approved for Substantive Change.

One hundred twenty-two (122) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Action was deferred on fifty-two (52) programs submitted for Plan Approval.

Progress Reports were accepted from four (4) institutions and acknowledge from two (2) concerning programs recently granted Plan approval.

Sixty (60) programs were granted Final Approval for Listing.

Action was deferred on thirteen (13) programs submitted for Final Approval for Listing.

Progress Reports were accepted from two (2) institutions concerning programs recently granted Final Approval for Listing.

Action was deferred on one (1) program submitted for Basic Listing.

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

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

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

Ten (10) institutions (American Film Institute; Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Columbus; Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, North Central; Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Sellersburg; Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Terre Haute; New Hampshire Institute of Art; Oregon College of Art and Craft; Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Inc.; Saint Mary’s College; University of the Pacific) withdrew from membership during the 2018-2019 academic year.

 

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