Report of the Commission on Accreditation: October


November 2016

NEW MEMBERS

Subsequent to action by the Commission on Accreditation in October 2016, NASAD is pleased to welcome the following institutions.

New Institutions Granted Associate Membership:

Vermont College of Fine Arts
36 College Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
Matthew Monk
Academic Dean

New Institutions Granted Membership:

Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
Marvin Gross School of the Arts
33 Livingston Avenue, Suite 124
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Gerry Beegan
Acting Chair, Department of Visual Arts

University of North Florida
One UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Debra Murphy
Chair, Department of Art and Design

FORMAL COMMISSION REPORT. The official report of actions taken by the NASAD Commission on Accreditation at its meetings of October 2016 follows.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

October 2016

Fred Fehlau, Chair

 

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

Vermont College of Fine Arts

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

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

Benedict College
California University of Pennsylvania
George Mason University
Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey
University of North Florida

Action was deferred on ten (10) 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:

Arkansas State University
Auburn University
Belmont University
Georgia Southern University
Humboldt State University
Indiana University
Kansas State University
Kean University
Kent State University
Lawrence Technological University
Maine College of Art
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Pratt Institute
Rhode Island College
Rhode Island School of Design
Ringling College of Art and Design
Roberts Wesleyan College
Western Kentucky University

Action was deferred on eighteen (18) institutions applying for renewal of Membership.

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

Two (2) applications were approved for Substantive Change.

Eighty (80) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Action was deferred on twenty-two (22) programs submitted for Plan Approval.

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

Forty (40) programs were granted Final Approval for Listing.

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

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

One (1) institution was notified regarding failure to pay outstanding invoices.

One (1) institution was notified regarding failure to submit the 2015-16 HEADS Data Survey.

Columbia College Hollywood and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Southwest withdrew from Membership during the 2015-2016 academic year.