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Procedure II.2001.A.b, Reporting Substantive Change

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Associated Policy

Policy II.2001.A, Substantive Change

Procedures

  1. The College’s liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), following approval by the Deputy Chancellor, will report substantive changes to SACSCOC according to the procedures defined in the SACSCOC “Substantive Change for SACSCOC Accredited Institutions, Policy Statement” available online via the SACSCOC website.
     
  2. A College determination that a change does not constitute a substantive change as defined by the SACSCOC substantive change policy statement will be documented by an internal, “Substantive Change Evaluation” form. The College will consider a substantive change evaluation form to be internal substantive change report; the substantive change evaluation form may include but is not limited to:
    • “Significant Departure” of New Credential or Courses
    • Program Closure

Definitions

Substantive change: a significant modification or expansion of the nature and scope of an accredited institution. 

Date of SLT Approval

September 18, 2017

Effective Date

November 7, 2017

Associated Policy

Policy II.2001.A, Substantive Change

 

Primary Owner of Policy Associated with the Procedure

Deputy Chancellor and President

Secondary Owner of Policy Associated with the Procedure

College-designated liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)