About Calhoun

SACS Reaffirmation Compliance Certification

Timeline

The Calhoun Compliance Certificate is a comprehensive document detailing each area of the Principles of Accreditation. Each section of the Compliance Certificate is followed by a list of References and Supporting Documentation that is linked by keyword in the narrative and in the documentation table directly to the actual PDF document.

 

Summary Form Prepared for the Compliance Certification Review.

Compliance Certification (See entire document here)

Substantive Changes

1. Statement of Integrity and Commitment

As directed, this statement is not addressed by Calhoun Community College in its Compliance Certificate.

 

2. Core Requirements

     2.1    Degree-granting Authority

     2.2    Governing Board

     2.3    Chief Executive Officer

     2.4    Institutional Mission

     2.5    Institutional Effectiveness

     2.6    Continuous Operation

     2.7    Degree Program Requirements

     2.8    Faculty

     2.9    Learning Resources and Services

     2.10  Student Support Services

     2.11.1  Financial Resources

     2.11.2  Physical Resources

 

3. Comprehensive Standards

3.1 Institutional Mission

             3.1.1  Mission

 
3.2  Governance and Administration
 

             3.2.1  CEO Evaluation/Selection

 

             3.2.2  Governing Board Control

 

             3.2.3  Board Conflict of Interest

 

             3.2.4  External Influence

 

             3.2.5  Board Dismissal

 

             3.2.6  Board/Administration Distinction

 

             3.2.7  Organizational Structure

 

             3.2.8  Qualified Administrative/Academic Officers

 

             3.2.9  Faculty/Staff Appointment

 

             3.2.10  Administrative Staff Evaluations

 

             3.2.11  Control of Intercollegiate Athletics

 

             3.2.12  Fund-raising Activities

 

             3.2.13  Institution-related Foundations

 

             3.2.14  Intellectual Property Rights

 
3.3   Institutional Effectiveness
 

             3.3.1  Institutional Effectiveness

 
3.4  Educational Programs
 

             3.4.1  Academic Program Approval

 

             3.4.2  Continuing Education/Service Programs

 

             3.4.3  Admission Policies

 

             3.4.4  Acceptance of Academic Credit

 

             3.4.5  Academic Policies

 

             3.4.6  Practices for Awarding Credit

 

             3.4.7  Consortial Relationships/Contractual Agreements

 

             3.4.8  Noncredit to Credit

 

             3.4.9  Academic Support Services

 

             3.4.10  Responsibility for Curriculum

 

             3.4.11  Academic Program Coordination

 

             3.4.12  Technology Use

 
3.5   Educational Programs:  Undergraduate Programs
 

             3.5.1  College-level Competencies

 

             3.5.2  Institutional Credits for a Degree

 

             3.5.3  Undergraduate Program Requirements

 

             3.5.4  Terminal Degrees of Faculty

 
3.6   Educational Programs:  Upper Level  Professional Programs N/A
3.7   Faculty
 

             3.7.1   Faculty Competence

 

             3.7.2   Faculty Evaluation

 

             3.7.3   Faculty Development

 

             3.7.4   Academic Freedom

 

             3.7.5   Faculty Role in Governance

 
3.8  Library and Other Learning Resources
 

             3.8.1   Learning/Information Resources

 

             3.8.2   Instruction of Library Use

 

             3.8.3   Qualified Staff

 
3.9   Student Affairs and Services
 

             3.9.1   Student Rights

 

             3.9.2   Student Records

 

             3.9.3   Qualified Staff

 
3.10  Financial  Resources
 

             3.10.1  Financial Stability

 

             3.10.2  Submission of Financial Statements

 

             3.10.3  Financial Aid Audits

 

             3.10.4  Control of Finances

 

             3.10.5  Control of Sponsored Research/External Funds

 
3.11 Physical Resources
 

             3.11.1  Control of Physical Resources

 

             3.11.2  Institutional Environment

 

             3.11.3  Physical Facilities

 
3.12 Substantive Change Procedures and Policy
 

             3.12.1  Substantive Change

 
3.13 Compliance with Other Commission Policies
N/A

             3.13.1  Policy Compliance

 
3.14  Representation of Accreditation Status
 

             3.14.1  Publication of Accreditation Status

 
 

4. Federal Requirements

     4.1   Student Achievement

     4.2   Program Curriculum

     4.3   Publication of Policies

     4.4   Program Length

     4.5   Student Complaints

     4.6   Recruitment Materials

     4.7   Title IV Program Responsibilities