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April 2021 Accreditation Commission Actions

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The TRACS Accreditation Commission took the following actions at the April 12-13, 2021, meeting.

The following institutions were granted Candidate Status:

  • Grace University
  • Morris Brown College
  • Washington Theological Seminary

The following institutions were granted Accredited Status:

  • California Victor University
  • Caroline University
  • Gather 4 Him Christian College
  • New College Franklin
  • Northern California Bible College
  • Southern California State University

The following institutions were granted Reaffirmation of Accreditation:

  • Bob Jones University
  • Oikos University
  • Reformed University
  • Virginia Beach Theological Seminary
  • Virginia University of Lynchburg

The following institution was deferred from Reaffirmation of Accreditation:

  • Bethesda University

The following institution was placed on Show Cause:

  • Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary

MSBBCS Public Disclosure Statement

Request for Public Comment

The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) is proposing the change below to the TRACS Policies and Procedures Manual. At the April 12, 2021, meeting, changes to this policy were approved by the TRACS Accreditation Commission for distribution for public comment.

April 2021 Policy Revision (BP 121)

This notice is posted pursuant to TRACS policy (BP 303). Members of the public are invited to participate in the comment period from April 19-May 21. All comments should be sent electronically to the TRACS office
(comments@tracs.org).

 

 

    October 2020 Accreditation Commission Actions

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    The TRACS Accreditation Commission took the following actions at the October 26-27, 2020, meeting.

    The following institutions were granted Candidate Status:

    • Bennett College
    • Great Northern University
    • Jackson Theological Seminary
    • Sattler College

    The following institutions were granted Accredited Status:

    • African Bible College – Malawi
    • The Bible Seminary
    • Calvary Chapel University
    • Daybreak University
    • HIS University
    • Horizon University
    • International American University
    • Paine College
    • Southeastern Free Will Baptist College
    • University of South Los Angeles

     

    Results of 2020 Commission Election

    The following individuals were elected to serve on the TRACS Accreditation Commission for a three-year term, beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2023:

    • Dr. Michael Adams (Institutional Representative – Faith International University)
    • Mr. Jeffrey Froehle (Public Representative)
    • Dr. Sandeep Gopalan (Institutional Representative – Piedmont International University)
    • Dr. Kizuwanda Grant (Institutional Representative – Paul Quinn College)
    • Dr. Scott Henderson (Faculty Representative – Luther Rice College and Seminary)
    • Dr. Troy Shoemaker (Institutional Representative – Pensacola Christian College)

    May 2020 Accreditation Commission Actions

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    The TRACS Accreditation Commission took the following actions at the May 21, 2020, meeting.

      The following institutions were granted Accredited Status:

      • Athens College of Ministry
      • Western Covenant University

      The following institution was deferred from Accredited Status:

      • African Bible College – Malawi

      The accreditation of the following institutions was Terminated. The institutions have the right to appeal this action, and the action will not become final until the expiration of the appeal period.

      • Faith Theological Seminary

      FTS Public Disclosure Statement (published June 13, 2020)

      FTS Information for Former Students

        • Yuin University (Candidate Member) 

        YU has appealed this action. The institution will remain a Candidate – On Show Cause until the appeal process is complete.

        NOVEMBER 2020 UPDATE REGARDING YUIN UNIVERSITY

        YU Public Disclosure Statement (published November 24, 2020)

         

        April 2020 Accreditation Commission Actions

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        The TRACS Accreditation Commission took the following actions at the April 21, 2020, meeting.

        The following institution was granted Candidate Status:

        • Daybreak University

        The following institution was granted Accredited Status:

        • Washington University of Virginia

        The following institutions were granted Reaffirmation of Accreditation:

        • Bakke Graduate University
        • Bethel Bible Seminary
        • New Saint Andrews College
        • Piedmont International University

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