February 2017 Commission Actions

During the month of February 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 www.wscuc.org, with the exception of Substantive Change reports and Interim Reports, which are not made public

 

Grant Candidacy

  • Weimar Institute 
  • California Institute of Advanced Management 
  • University of West Los Angeles 

Grant Initial Accreditation

  • Meridian University 
  • Life Chiropractic College West 

Reaffirm Accreditation

  • California College of the Arts 
  • West Coast University 
  • American Film Institute Conservatory 
  • Franciscan School of Theology 
  • Pacific School of Religion 

Continue Accreditation, Issue a Warning

  • California Institute of Integral Studies 

Continue Accreditation, Impose Probation

  • Simpson University 

Following a Special Visit - Continue Notice of Concern

  • Academy of Art University 
  • Sofia University 

Following a Special Visit - Extend Warning

  • Claremont School of Theology 

Following a Special Visit – Continue with previously scheduled reaffirmation review

  • Northern Marianas College 
  • Samuel Merritt University 

Following a Special Visit – Continue with a rescheduled reaffirmation review

  • Columbia College Hollywood

 

Structural Change

FIDM/FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN & MERCHANDISING

Master’s in Business Administration

(on campus)

 

Substantive Change

UNIVERSITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE

Master of Speech Language Pathology

(distance education)

 

UNIVERSITY OF ANTELOPE VALLEY

BA in Hospitality Management

(onsite) and (distance education)

 

UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS

Master of Business Administration

(distance education)

 

HOLY NAMES UNIVERSITY

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

(distance education)

 

LIFE PACIFIC COLLEGE

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

(new degree)

 

Interim Reports

Whittier College

Received the Report; Proceed to next scheduled interaction with WSCUC:

  • Mid-Cycle Review in spring 2018 
  • Comprehensive Review: Offsite Review in fall 2021 and Accreditation Visit in spring 2022 

 

Trident University International

Received the Report; Proceed to next scheduled interaction with WSCUC: 

  • Mid-Cycle Review in spring 2017 
  • Comprehensive Review: Offsite Review in spring 2019 and Accreditation Visit in fall 2019 

 

University of San Diego

Received the Report; Proceed to next scheduled interaction with WSCUC:

  • Comprehensive Review: Offsite Review in spring 2021 and Accreditation Visit in fall 2021 

 

California State University, Northridge

Received the Report; Proceed to next scheduled interaction with WSCUC:

  • Comprehensive Review: Offsite Review in spring 2021 and Accreditation Visit in fall 2021