Report of the NASD Commission on Accreditation


October 2016

NEW MEMBERS

Subsequent to action by the Commission on Accreditation in September 2016, NASD is pleased to welcome the following institutions.

New Institution Granted Associate Membership:

Radford University
Radford, Virginia
danah bella
Department of Dance

New Institutions Granted Membership:

COCA – Center of Creative Arts
St. Louis, Missouri
Amy Scheers
Director of Program Design and Production

University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, Maryland
Karen Bradley
Head, Program of Dance

The official report of actions taken by the NASD Commission on Accreditation at its meetings of September 2016 follows.

REPORT OF THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION

September 2016

Nora Ambrosio, Chair

 

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

Radford University

Progress Reports were accepted from five (5) institutions recently granted Associate Membership.

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

COCA – Center of Creative Arts
University of Maryland, College Park

Action was deferred on two (2) 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:

Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education
California Institute of the Arts
The Hartt School
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Virginia Commonwealth University

Action was deferred on eight (8) institutions applying for renewal of Membership.

Progress Reports were accepted from fourteen (14) institutions recently granted renewal of Membership.

Two (2) applications were approved for Substantive Change.

One (1) application for Substantive Change was deferred.

Two (2) programs were granted Plan Approval.

Five (5) programs were granted Final Approval for Listing.

A Progress Report was accepted from one (1) institution recently granted Plan Approval.

Five (5) institutions were granted second-year postponements for re-evaluation.

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

A Progress Report was accepted from one (1) institution recently granted a postponement for re-evaluation.

Three (3) institutions were notified regarding failure to submit the 2015-2016 HEADS Data Survey.

One (1) institution was notified regarding failure to submit the 2014-2015 HEADS Data Survey.

Ten (10) institutions were notified regarding receipt of the 2014-2015 Supplemental Annual Report.