SACS Principles of Accreditation
(2004 Response)

Electronic Documentation of the Extent of Compliance

 
 
 
 

1.   Statement of Integrity and Commitment


2.   Core Requirements

  Requirement Judgment of Compliance URL
2.1
Degree-granting authority
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-1
2.2
Governing board
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-2
2.3
Chief Executive Officer
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-3
2.4
Statement of Mission
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-4
2.5
Institutional Effectiveness
Partial Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-5
2.6
Institution in operation
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-6

2.7 General degree program requirements
2.7.1
Program Length
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-7a
2.7.2
Program Content
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-7b
2.7.3
General Education
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-7c
2.7.4
Contractual Agreements for Instruction
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-7d

2.8
Numbers of faculty
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-8
2.9
Library, other learning and information resources
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-9
2.10
Student support programs and service
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-10
2.11
Financial stability
Partial Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cr-11

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3.   Comprehensive Standards

Institutional Mission, Governance, and Institutional Effectiveness

3.1 Institutional Mission
3.1.1
Comprehensive statement of mission
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-1
3.2 Governance and Administration
3.2.1
Selection of chief executive officer
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-2
3.2.2
Legal authority and operating control
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-3
3.2.3
Governing Board, conflict of interest
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-4
3.2.4
Governing Board, undue influence
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-5
3.2.5
Governing Board, dismissal
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-6
3.2.6
Governing Board, distinction of duties
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-7
3.2.7
Institution, organizational structure
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-8
3.2.8
Institution, qualified administration
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-9
3.2.9
Institution, appointment and employment
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-10
3.2.10
Institution, evaluation of administrators
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-11
3.2.11
Chief executive officer, intercollegiate athletics
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-12
3.2.12
Chief executive officer, fund-raising
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-13
3.2.13
Institution, foundation
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-14
3.2.14
Institution, ownership of materials
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-15
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3.3 Institutional Effectiveness
3.3.1
Outcomes assessment, analyses for improvement
Partial Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/cs-16
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Programs

3.4
 Educational Programs
Standards for All Education Programs (
Includes all on-campus, off-campus, and distance learning programs)
3.4.1
Approved by faculty, learning outcomes
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-1
3.4.2
Continuing education & outreach programs
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-2
3.4.3
Admissions policies
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-3
3.4.4
Policies for evaluating, awarding and accepting academic credit
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-4
3.4.5
Dissemination of academic policies
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-5
3.4.6
Practices for awarding academic credit
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-6
3.4.7
Consortial and contractual educational programs
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-7
3.4.8
Awarding of academic credit for non-credit work
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-8
3.4.9
Academic support services
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-9
3.4.10
Defines and publishes general and major program requirements
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-10
3.4.11
Security of student academic records
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-11
3.4.12
Faculty responsibility for quality and oversight
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-12
3.4.13
Curriculum development, program coordinators
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-13
3.4.14
Use of technology to enhance student learning
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-14
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3.5
Standards Specific to Undergraduate Programs
3.5.1
Competencies within general education core
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-15
3.5.2
Degree credit earned at institution
Partial Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-16
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3.6
Educational Programs: Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Professional Programs
3.6.1
Academic contents progressively advanced
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-17
3.6.2
Independent learning
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-18
3.6.3
Degree credits earned at institution
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-19
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3.7 Faculty
3.7.1
Qualifications
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-20
3.7.2
Evaluation
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-21
3.7.3
Professional development
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-22
3.7.4
Academic freedom
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-23
3.7.5
Published policies on responsibility and authority
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-24
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3.8 Library and Other Learning Resources
3.8.1
Facilities and instructional support services
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-25
3.8.2
Access to instruction in use
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-26
3.8.3
Qualified staff
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-27
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3.9 Student Affairs and Services  
3.9.1
Student rights and responsibilities
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-28
3.9.2
Security of student affairs records
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-29
3.9.3
Qualified student affairs personnel
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/ep-30
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Resources

3.10 Financial and Physical Resources
3.10.1
Financial stability
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/r-1
3.10.2
Financial statements and related documents
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/r-2
3.10.3
Audits financial aid
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/r-3
3.10.4
Financial control over financial and physical resources
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/r-4
3.10.5
Financial control, sponsored programs, research
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/r-5
3.10.6
Healthy, safe and secure environment
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/r-6
3.10.7
Physical facilities
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/r-7
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Federal Requirements 

4.1
Evaluation of student achievement
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/fm-1
4.2
Curriculum appropriate
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/fm-2
4.3
Availability of calendars and policies
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/fm-3
4.4
Program length appropriate to degrees
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/fm-4
4.5
Procedures for student complaints
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/fm-5
4.6
Recruitment
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/fm-6
4.7
Accreditor information
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/fm-7
4.8
Title IV Compliance
Compliance
www.tamiu.edu/sacs/fm-8

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