The University of North Carolina at Charlotte will maintain compliance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Substantive Change for Accredited Institutions of the Commission on Colleges Policy Statement through appropriate and timely reporting on areas of Substantive Change, as that term is defined below.
The Chancellor shall appoint a SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison. The Chancellor and/or SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison will notify the Commission of any Substantive Changes in accordance with the UNC Charlotte Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Substantive Change Compliance Procedures supplemental to this policy. No Substantive Change will be implemented until a letter of approval or an acceptance of notification is received from the SACSCOC. Prior to receipt of the letter of approval, any distribution of information regarding a Substantive Change, including advertising, will include wording that the program is pending SACSCOC approval.
A “Substantive Change” is defined as a significant modification or expansion of the nature and scope of an accredited institution as defined by SACSCOC. Substantive Changes include:
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