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Academic Affairs


SACSCOC Accreditation

Texas A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Texas A&M.

Process & Timeline

Compliance Certification and Institutional Summary submitted – September 7, 2021

Off-site review – November 2021

On-site review – March 28-31, 2022

Final review by the Commission on Colleges – December 2022

SACSCOC Leadership Team

The SACSCOC Leadership Team's overall responsibility is "to manage and validate the internal institutional assessment of compliance."  The membership of the committee "normally include[s] the chief executive officer, the chief academic officer, the accreditation liaison, and a representative faculty member"  (Handbook for Institutions Seeking Reaffirmation, 15).  One responsibility of the team is to coordinate and manage the internal review process, including reviewing reports and representing Texas A&M University to external review teams.

The members of Texas A&M's SACSCOC Leadership Team are:

  • M. Katherine Banks, President
  • Timothy P. Scott, Interim Provost and  Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Patrick Louchouarn, Interim Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs and Interdisciplinary Initiatives
  • Alicia M. Dorsey, Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and SACSCOC Liaison
  • Ann L. Kenimer, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies

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