Responsibilities of Accreditation and Assessment

The Associate Vice President for Accreditation and Assessment serves as the Institutional SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the University’s institutional accreditor, monitors all university communications to that agency, and channels them through the University President to the President of SACSCOC.

The Office of Accreditation and Assessments administers comprehensive processes for maintaining the University’s accreditation, external data reporting, planning, assessing, evaluating assessment results, and documenting improvements that result in continuous quality enhancements in all the University’s academic programs and administrative units.


The Office of Academic Assessments administers the process of assessing student and program learning outcomes, and coordinates academic program review.

The Office of Administrative Assessment oversees the process of assessing all non-academic department outcomes as they support the University’s larger mission and vision as part of an annual review cycle.