SACS 2010 Readiness

Getting Ready for SACS 2010 – Department of Physics

SACS 2010 and the Department of Physics

TrueOutcomes Student’s Manual – Submitting Assignments

Prairie View A&M University is getting ready for SACS Reaffirmation of Accreditation in 2010. The preparation process results in two documents:

1. Certification of Compliance, and
2. Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).

The Department of Physics is actively engaged in working with the Core Committee, and other faculty, staff, and administrators towards demonstrating compliance with the accreditation requirements.

Countdown to  Site Visit – March 8-9, 2010

Compliance Certification Due September 10, 2009
Off-Site Peer Review Conducted November 2–5, 2009
Quality Enhancement Plan Due (and optional Focused Report) 4-6 weeks in
advance of On-site Review
On-Site Peer Review Conducted March 8-9, 2010
Review by the Commission on Colleges December 4–7, 2009

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Useful Resource Materials

  1. For a clear introduction to these documents and the differences with the prior preparation process, visit the University of Texas link Accreditation at UT.
  2. Another excellent example of SACS process is at the University of Texas at Dallas.
  3. For Texas A&M University-Kingsville, see here.
  4. Texas A&M University Preparation for SACS Accreditation

Example Documents

Compliance Certification

  1. A blank copy of the Certification of Compliance
  3. Compliance Report-Norfolk State University
  4. The College of William and Mary SACS Compliance Certification, August 2005
  5. North Carolina State University Compliance Report
  6. Texas Tech University Compliance Report
  7. Southeastern Louisiana University Compliance Report
  8. Baylor University Compliance Report
  9. University of Memphis Compliance
  10. University of Texas-Pan American Focused Report

Quality Enhancement Plan

  1. QEP Experience at Norfolk State University
  2. Example QEP Ideas from other Institutions
  3. North Carloina QEP
  4. Texas Tech University QEP
  5. University of Miami QEP
  6. Hampton University QEP

Relevant SACS Publications

  1. Handbook for Reaffirmation of Accreditation
  2. Compliance Certification Document
  3. Faculty Roster Form
  4. QEP Handbook
  5. Example QEPs from other institutions

Actions Taken by the Commission on Colleges
December 8, 2008
December 10, 2007