Policies and Procedures Manual

Chapter 4: Business & Administration

04:49:00   SACSCOC Policy Compliance Responsibilities and Annual Review Process

To ensure compliance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges’ Comprehensive Standard 3.13.1, "The institution complies with the policies of the Commission on Colleges," Northeast State has set forth the following policy.

Procedures:
Research, Analytics, and Planning Division Responsibilities: The Research, Analytics, and Planning Division is responsible for reviewing the SACSCOC Web site relative to recent changes monthly and for informing the appropriate division(s) of changes to policies that affect their area(s) of purview.

Responsibilities of All Divisions: All divisions are responsible for ensuring compliance with SACSCOC policies that fall under their purview as denoted on the SACSCOC Policy Review Responsibility Listing. This document shall be available via the Research, Analytics, and Planning Web site, under the "SACS Commission on Colleges" header. Divisions should refer to the Policies and Publications Section of the SACSCOC Web site, to access and review policies.

Annual Review and Affirmation of Compliance: Each division holding responsibility for adherence to one or more SACSCOC policies shall affirm compliance and detail any specifics points of interests/notes of concern during the College’s annual SACSCOC substantive change training session for college personnel. At that meeting the SACSCOC Policy Review Responsibility Listing Document shall be reviewed to ensure all policies are listed and to review what area(s) is listed as the responsible division(s). Updates shall be made to the listing as deemed necessary.

Please refer to Northeast State Policy 04:48:00, SACSCOC Substantive Changes, for more information regarding this annual meeting.



Back to Top

Divisional Review Responsibilities Checklist: Research Analytics and Planning

Revision History: Implemented: May 2011, Revised: July 2014