February 2019 Commission Actions

During the month of February 2019, the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) took action on the following institutions. Copies of Commission action letters and visiting team reports 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

  • Northwestern Polytechnic University
  • California Western School of Law 

Grant Initial Accreditation

  • Alder Graduate School of Education 
  • Weimar Institute 
  • California Institute of Advanced Management 

Reaffirm Accreditation

   For 10 Years

  • Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist 
  • University of San Francisco 

   For 8 Years

  • USIU-Africa 
  • University of California, Riverside 
  • Life Pacific College 

   For 6 Years

  • Pacifica Graduate Institute 
  • NewSchool of Architecture and Design 

   For 6 years, Issue a Notice of Concern

  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising 

Continue the Order to Show Cause

  • Argosy University 

Deny Candidacy

  • LIGS University 

Following a Special Visit – Issue a Notice of Concern, Reaffirm accreditation

  • Claremont Lincoln University 

Following a Special Visit – Continue the previously scheduled reaffirmation review

  • United Arab Emirates University 
  • Fresno Pacific University 

Following a Special Visit – Continue Probation, Schedule a Special Visit

  • The Master's University and Seminary 

Following a Special Visit – Remove the Notice of Concern, continue the previously scheduled reaffirmation review

  • United States University 
  • Menlo College

Following a Special Visit – Remove Probation, Issue a Notice of Concern, Reaffirm accreditation

  • Simpson University 

Following a Special Visit – Remove the Warning, Issue a Notice of Concern, Reaffirm accreditation

  • Claremont School of Theology

 

Substantive Changes

Life Pacific College

Master of Arts in Leadership (Delivered in Spanish language)

Distance Education program

 

United States University

Bachelor of Science Information Technology

Distance Education program

 

Pacific College

MS in Business Management - Resubmission

Distance Education program

 

Hope International University

B.S. Kinesiology

New Degree program

 

California State University, Northridge

Doctor of Audiology

New Degree program

 

Saint Mary's College of California

Executive Doctorate of Business Administration

New Degree program

 

Interim Reports

University of California, Santa Barbara

Receive the Report; and proceed to the next scheduled interaction with WSCUC

 

Notre Dame de Namur University

Receive the Report; and proceed to the next scheduled interaction with WSCUC

 

John F. Kennedy University

Receive the Report; and proceed to the next scheduled interaction with WSCUC