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PRESS RELEASE - TRACS Accreditation Commission 2018 Election

June 19, 2018 - The President of Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), Dr. Timothy W. Eaton, is pleased to announce the results of the election of TRACS Accreditation Commissioners who will serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2021. The TRACS Accreditation Commission is comprised of eighteen members, and includes thirteen institutional representatives, two faculty representatives, and three public representatives, each serving three-year terms. The Commission employes a president who also serves on the Commission and executes its policies.

Each Commissioner is a professing Christian of good character who is highly qualified by professional competence and appropriate experience.  TRACS Accreditation Commissioners represent over 500 years of professional experience in higher education, military service, and business.  They hold forty-six graduate degrees from accredited institutions across America and have served an average of 8.6 years on the Accreditation Commission. 

The following newly elected Commissioners include five institutional representatives from TRACS member institutions and one public representative as noted below:

  • Rev. Michael J. Cavanaugh (Th.M., Bakke Graduate University) is President of Elim Bible Institute and College, New York.
  • Dr. James L. Flanagan (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is President of Luther Rice College and Seminary, Georgia.
  • Dr. Larry D. Hunt (D.Min., Nazarene Theological Seminary) is a Public Representative who is a retired minister and former college president living in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Dr. David R. Nicholas (Th.D., Grace Theological Seminary) is President of Shasta Bible College and Graduate School, California.
  • Dr. H. Christian Wei (Ph.D., Bob Jones University) is President and Founder of EUCON International University, Saipan.
  • Dr. Gary M. Weier (Ph.D., Purdue University) is Provost of Bob Jones University, South Carolina.

 

April 2018 Accreditation Commission Actions

The TRACS Accreditation Commission took the following actions at the April 24, 2018, meeting.

The following institution was continued on Probation. The appeal period has expired, and the action is now final.

The following institution was placed on Show Cause. The appeal period has expired, and the action is now final.

 

April 2018 Accreditation Commission Actions Click here for detail on all actions >>

The TRACS Accreditation Commission took the following actions at the April 24, 2018, meeting.

The following institutions were granted Candidate Status:

The following institution was deferred from Candidate Status:

The following institution was granted Accredited Status: 

The following institution was granted Reaffirmation of Accreditation:

The following institution was removed from Probation:

The following institution was continued on Probation. The institution has a right to appeal this action; the action will not become final until the expiration of the appeal period.

The following institution was placed on Show Cause. The institution has a right to appeal this action; the action will not become final until the expiration of the appeal period.

The Commission accepted the request of the following institution to withdraw from accreditation:

  • Mid-America Reformed Seminary

 

October 2017 Accreditation Commission Actions Click here for detail on all actions >>

The following institutions were granted Candidate Status at the October 24, 2017, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting:

The following institution was granted Accredited Status at the October 24, 2017, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting: 

The following institution was granted Reaffirmation of Accreditation at the October 24, 2017, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting:

The following institution was deferred from Candidate Status at the October 24, 2017, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting:

The following institution was placed on Probation at the October 24, 2017, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting.

At the October 24, 2017, meeting, the TRACS Accreditation Commission accepted the requests of the following institutions to withdraw from accreditation:

  • Christian Life College
  • Georgia Christian University

 

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