BENEDICT COLLEGE ACCREDITATION LEADERSHIP TEAM
FOR THE SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS/
COMMISSION ON COLLEGES ACCREDITATION REAFFIRMATION
2008 – 2011

The College's Accreditation Leadership Team has been established as advised by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges to manage and validate the internal institutional assessment and compliance with all Core Requirements and Comprehensive Standards. The main responsibilities of the Leadership Team include:

  • Coordinating and managing the internal review process, including developing the structure and timelines for ensuring the timely completion of all tasks and attending the orientation session conducted by the Commission
  • Overseeing the institutional review of the extent of compliance with the Principles of Accreditation and the documentation of evidence supporting the extent of compliance
  • Developing the Focused Report
  • Overseeing the development of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)
  • Ensuring that the institutional community is engaged in the review process and is informed of the progress of the review
  • Overseeing arrangements for the on-site visit
  • Ensuring that appropriate follow-up activities are in place to address compliance issues and to monitor the progress of the QEP

The SACS/COC Accreditation Leadership Team is composed of the following persons:

Dr. David H. Swinton, President, Chair
Dr. Ruby W. Watts, Executive Vice President and Accreditation Liaison, Vice Chair
Dr. Janeen P. Witty, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mrs. Brenda Walker, Vice President for Business and Finance
Mr. Gary E. Knight, Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Corey Amaker, Assistant Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
Dr. Larry L. Lowe, Professor of Biology and Director of Research, School of STEM;
Chair of the Quality Enhancement Plan Committee
Dr. Mona Thornton, Professor of Education; Chair, Education, Child and Family
Studies Department; Director of Teacher Education
Dr. Marianna W. Davis, Special Assistant to the President for Special Projects, Self-
Study Director and Chair of the Compliance Certification Committee

Ms. Cassandra Williams, Recorder

Updated September 3, 2010

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