Memorandum to the Field - September 2014

The Memorandum to the Field has been posted for your review. The Memo includes final and proposed revisions to multiple sections of the Accreditation Criteria relating to the Glossary of Definitions, Change of Ownership, Branch-to-Main Reclassification, Translation of Faculty Transcripts, Change of Location Name and Definition, Change of Campus Addition name, Direct Assessment Competency- Based Programs, Learning Sites and Education Abroad Activities.

If you have any questions about any of the information contained in the most recent Memorandum to the Field, please free to contact Ms. Terron King at or Dr. Joseph E. Gurubatham at


Please note that there will be an ACICS AWARE webinar to discuss the most recent Memorandum to the Field  on Monday, September 15, 2014. Please visit the ACICS website for more details.


Thanks in advance for your cooperation. The Council greatly appreciates your feedback.


Please respond by Friday, November 14, 2014 to:

Ms. Terron King

Manager of Policy & Institutional Review

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

750 First Street, NE, Suite 980

Washington, DC 2002-4241

Fax (202) 842-2593