June 2017 Commission Actions

During the month of June 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

  • Institute of Buddhist Studies 
  • SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary 
  • Westcliff University Continue Candidacy 
  • California Health Sciences University 

Grant Initial Accreditation 

  • American University of Health Sciences 
  • Reach Institute for School Leadership 

Reaffirm Accreditation

  • Art Center College of Design 
  • Brigham Young University-Hawaii 
  • California Northstate University 
  • California State University, Sacramento 
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 
  • CETYS University 
  • San Joaquin College of Law 
  • Southern California University of Health Sciences 
  • Teachers College of San Joaquin 
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 
  • Touro University Worldwide 
  • Vanguard University of Southern California 

Following a Special Visit – Continue with previously scheduled reaffirmation review

  • Laguna College or Art and Design 
  • University of Hawaii Maui College 
  • University of the West 

Issue a Warning 

  • Shepherd University 

Issue an Order of Show Cause 

  • Phillips Graduate University

 

Structural Change

Argosy University

Acquisition by Dream Center Foundation

(Changes in ownership, legal status and/or control)

 

Substantive Change

William Jessup University

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

(New Degree Program)

 

Saybrook University

PhD in Applied Psychophysiology

(New Distance Education program)

 

Saint Mary's College of California

Executive Master's of Business Administration

(New Degree Program)

 

CETYS University

MA in Social Gerontology

(New Degree Program)

 

Life Pacific College

MA in Christian Leadershipx(joint with TCA Singapore)

(New Distance Education Program)

 

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

BS Radiologic Sciences

(New Degree Program)

 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Master of Health Delivery Science

(New Degree Program)

 

Interim Reports

Claremont Graduate University

Received the Report; next scheduled interaction with WSCUC:

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

San Francisco Art Institute

Received the Report; and scheduled a Progress Report due on October 1, 2018. Next scheduled interaction with WSCUC is:

  • Mid-Cycle Review in spring 2019 
  • Comprehensive Review: Offsite Review in fall 2021 and Accreditation Visit in spring 2022 

Chapman University Received the Report; next scheduled interaction with WSCUC:

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