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The Nominating Committee Reports Results of 2016 Election

The following individuals were elected to serve on the TRACS Accreditation Commission for a three-year term, beginning on July 1, 2016, and ending on June 30, 2019.

Institutional Representatives:

  • Dr. Matthew Beemer, Senior Vice President, Trinity Baptist College
  • Dr. Benson Karanja, President, Beulah Heights University
  • Dr. David Pak, President, Ivy Christian College
  • Dr. Barkev Trachian, Vice President for Advancement, Piedmont International University

Faculty Representative:

  • Dr. Gordon Middleton, Director, Strategic Intelligence Program, Patrick Henry College

Public Representative:

  • Dr. Constance Pearson, Online Professor, Liberty University

 

April 2016 Accreditation Commission Actions Click here for detail on all actions >>

The following institutions were granted Accredited Status at the April 18-19, 2016, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting. Accredited Status is granted to institutions that are in Substantive Compliance with the TRACS Standards. Substantive Compliance indicates that the Accreditation Commission has determined that an institution's level of compliance is sufficient to warrant accreditation and that the institution can come into full compliance with all the Accreditation Standards within a maximum of two years. Initial accreditation is for a period of five years. For Reaffirmation, each institution must complete a successful self-study, host an on-site team evaluation, respond to the team recommendations, and appear before the Accreditation Commission by April 2021. 

The following institution was granted Reaffirmation of Accreditation at the April 18-19, 2016, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting. Reaffirmation is granted to institutions that are in Substantive Compliance with the TRACS Standards. Substantive Compliance indicates that the Accreditation Commission has determined that an institution's level of compliance is sufficient to warrant accreditation and that the institution can come into full compliance with all the Accreditation Standards within a maximum of two years. Reaffirmation is for a period of ten years with an Interim Fifth Year Review (IFYR). For the next Reaffirmation cycle, the institution must complete a successful self-study, host an on-site team evaluation, respond to the team recommendations, and appear before the Accreditation Commission by April 2026. 

The following institution was deferred from Reaffirmation of Accreditation at the April 18-19, 2016, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting:

The following institutions were placed on Probation at the April 18-19, 2016, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting:

October 2015 Accreditation Commission Actions Click here for detail on all actions >>

The following institutions were granted Candidate Status at the October 26-27, 2015, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting. Candidate Status is granted to institutions that are in Basic Compliance with the TRACS Standards. Basic Compliance is the determination by the Accreditation Commission that an institution is in full compliance with all Standards related to the Institutional Eligibility Requirements (IERs) and has the ability to be in Substantive Compliance with all of the Accreditation Standards within the period of candidacy. Candidacy is for a period of up to five years. During that time, each institution must come into Substantive Compliance with all the Accreditation Standards, conduct a self-study, host an on-site team evaluation, and appear before the Accreditation Commission for Accredited Status by October 2020. To maintain Candidate Status, the institution must remain in compliance with all IER-related standards.

The following institutions were granted Reaffirmation of Accredited Status at the October 26-27, 2015, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting. Reaffirmation is granted to institutions that are in Substantive Compliance with the TRACS Standards. Substantive Compliance indicates that the Accreditation Commission has determined that an institution's level of compliance is sufficient to warrant accreditation and that the institution can come into full compliance with all the Accreditation Standards within a maximum of two years. Reaffirmation is for a period of ten years with an Interim Fifth-Year Review (IFYR). For the next Reaffirmation cycle, the institution must complete a successful self-study, host an on-site team evaluation, respond to the team recommendations, and appear before the Accreditation Commission by October 2025. 

The following institution was deferred from Accredited Status at the October 26-27, 2015, TRACS Accreditation Commission Meeting:

 

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