Report of the Commission on Accreditation: October


November 2017

NEW MEMBERS

Subsequent to action by the Commission on Accreditation in October 2017, NASAD is pleased to welcome the following institutions.

New Institutions Granted Associate Membership:

High Point University
John Turpin
Dean, School of Art and Design
One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27268

New Institutions Granted Membership:

Tufts University
Nancy Bauer
Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Arts and Sciences, Tufts University;
Dean, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
230 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
Colin McLain
Head, Department of Art and Graphic Design
5210 Grand Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72913

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Eldred Hudson
Chair, Department of Art and Art History
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Jessica Meuninck-Ganger
Peck School of the Arts
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201

FORMAL COMMISSION REPORT. The official report of actions taken by the NASAD Commission on Accreditation at its meetings of October 2017 follows.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

October 2017

Fred Fehlau, Chair

 

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

High Point University

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:

Tufts University
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Action was deferred on ten (10) institutions applying for Membership.

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

A Progress Report was acknowledged from one (1) institution recently granted Membership.

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

Austin Peay State University
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
The College of Saint Rose
Del Mar College
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Montserrat College of Art
New York School of Interior Design
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Virginia Commonwealth University
Youngstown State University

Action was deferred on twenty-two (22) institutions applying for renewal of Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from eleven (11) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

Progress Reports were acknowledged from three (3) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

Five (5) applications were approved for Substantive Change.

Fifty-nine (59) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Action was deferred on fifty (50) programs submitted for Plan Approval.

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

Thirty-eight (38) programs were granted Final Approval for Listing.

Action was deferred on twenty-one (21) programs submitted for Final Approval for Listing.

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

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

Action on one (1) request for a second-, third-, and fourth-year postponement for re-evaluation was deferred.

One (1) institution was notified regarding failure to submit the Affirmation Statement 2016-2017.

One (1) institution was notified regarding failure to submit the 2016-17 HEADS Data Survey.

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