August 2017 Commission Actions

During the month of August 2017, the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) took action on the following institutions. Copies of Commission action letters, visiting team reports and public statements are available on the WSCUC website at, with the exception of Substantive Change reports and Interim Reports, which are not made public.


Structural Change

Trident University International

AS in Professional Studies

Distance Education program


Substantive Change

University of Hawaii Maui College

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

Distance Education program


Logos Evangelical Seminary

Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies

New Degree program


The Master's University and Seminary

Masters in Biblical Ministry (MMB)

Distance Education program


FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

BA in Social Media

Distance Education program


Interim Report

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Received the Report; and scheduled a progress report due November 1 2018. Next scheduled interaction with WSCUC:

  • Mid-Cycle Review in spring 2019 
  • Comprehensive Review: Offsite Review in spring 2021 and Accreditation Visit in fall 2021