The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OIRE) is responsible for monitoring all aspects of the accreditation requirements of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

  • The Dean of Academic Services and Institutional Research serves on the Leadership Team for the reaffirmation of accreditation.

  • The Dean of Academic Services and Institutional Research is responsible for monitoring the latest accreditation requirements of SACSCOC, including providing guidance in substantive changes in the institution's programs.

  • Each fall the OIRE compiles the information required for the annual SACSCOC Institutional Profile.  This report is prepared for the President who submits it to the Commission.

  • The Dean of Academic Services and Institutional Research attends the annual meeting of the Commission on Colleges in order to stay informed of SACSCOC issues and interests.