Report of the NASD Commission on Accreditation


October 2017

NEW MEMBERS

Subsequent to action by the Commission on Accreditation in September 2017, NASD is pleased to welcome the following institutions.

New Institution Granted Associate Membership:

Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Hilary Peterson,
Conservatory of Theatre and Dance

New Institution Granted Membership:

Coker College
Hartsville, South Carolina
Angela Gallo
Chair, Department of Dance, Music, and Theatre

The official report of actions taken by the NASD Commission on Accreditation at its meetings of September 2017 follows.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

September 2017

Nora Ambrosio, Chair

 

After positive action by the Commission on Accreditation, the following institution was granted Associate Membership:

Southeast Missouri State University

A Progress Report was accepted from one (1) institution recently granted Associate Membership.

After positive action by the Commission on Accreditation, the following institution was granted Membership:

Coker College

Action was deferred on three (3) institutions applying for Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from four (4) institutions recently granted Membership.

After positive action by the Commission on Accreditation, the following institutions were granted renewal of Membership:

The Ailey School
American Ballet Center, Joffrey Ballet School
Butler University
Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies, Inc.
Southern Methodist University
University of Cincinnati
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of New Mexico
Western Michigan University
Wichita State University

Action was deferred on two (2) institutions applying for renewal of Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from twelve (12) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

One (1) application was approved for Substantive Change.

Five (5) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Two (2) institutions were granted second-year postponements for re-evaluation.

One (1) institution was granted a third-year postponement for re-evaluation.

Three (3) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2016-2017 HEADS Data Survey.

Two (2) institution was notified regarding failure to submit the 2017-2018 Accreditation Audit.

Two (2) institution was notified regarding failure to submit the 2017-2018 Affirmation Statement.

Nine (9) institutions were notified regarding receipt of the 2015-2016 Supplemental Annual Report.

The Dance Theatre of Harlem and University of California, Santa Barbara withdrew from membership during the 2017-2018 academic year.