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

  • 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.