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Southern Association of Schools and College Commission on Colleges Information
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Southern Association of Schools and College Commission on Colleges Information

Lindsey Wilson College is accredited to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees by the Southern Association of Schools and College Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097; Telephone number 404-679-4501). 

Compliance with the Core Requirements, Comprehensive Standards and Federal Requirements that are specified in the Principles of Accreditation requires that all faculty and program coordinators review and adhere to the following procedures:

  • Procedure for Reporting Proposed Changes in Programs or Policies:   To insure that any change which is a substantive change (e.g., new programs, new locations, new modes of delivery of instruction) are reported to SACSCOC  prior to implementation, the Policy on Change must be followed and change must be reported on theProgram and Policy Change Approval Form.
  • Justification of Faculty Credentials: Faculty credentials must be aligned with the specific courses which they are teaching.  The Form for Justification of Teaching Assignments should be used for this purpose.
  • Assessment of Essential Student Learning Outcomes and program student learning outcomes must be completed during each assessment cycle.  Evidence and analysis should be reported in the Planning modules of Compliance-Assist (
  • Lindsey Wilson Policy on Accreditation
    Lindsey Wilson College describes itself in identical terms to all recognized accrediting bodies with regard to purpose, governance, programs, degrees, diplomas, certificates, personnel, finances and constituencies and must keep each institutional accrediting body apprised of any change in its status with one or another accrediting body.  The College will notify the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges of any change in its accreditation status by other recognized accrediting bodies
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