Clark Atlanta University is responsible for compliance with the SACSCOC Substantive Change Policy as a condition of its continued accreditation.
The University President, Provost, Vice Presidents, Associate Vice Presidents, School Deans, Academic Department Chairs, and Program Coordinators have the fundamental responsibility to be aware of the substantive change policy; inform the University’s SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison at the earliest point regarding possible proposals that may be considered a substantive change; and provide the SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison with any data, information, or prospectus necessary to comply with SACSCOC policy when requested. The University President, or his/her designee, is responsible for notifying the SACSCOC of any substantive changes and must review and sign all substantive change notification letters.
Every SACSCOC member institution has an Accreditation Liaison, who reports directly to the University President and ensures compliance with accreditation requirements.
The current SACSCOC Liaison for Clark Atlanta University is:
Dr. Narendra H. Patel
Assistant Vice President
Office of Planning, Assessment and Institutional Research
The SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison is responsible for the following:
Please contact the University’s SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison with questions or requests for more information about any planned actions that will qualify as substantive changes and for the procedures to follow to obtain the necessary approvals prior to implementation of the proposed action. The SACSCOC Substantive Change Policy on types of changes and the procedures for addressing them is found at: http://www.sacscoc.org/pdf/081705/SubstantiveChange.pdf