Southern University Placed On 6-Month Probation For Failure To Comply With SACS Commission Standards

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Southern University in Baton Rouge has been placed on a 6-month probation for failing to provide documentation showing evidence of student improvement, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune learned Friday.

In a letter addressed to Chancellor James Llorens, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges writes the following on Jan. 15:

“The Commission on Colleges reviewed the institution’s Second Monitoring Report following action on reaffirmation of accreditation, continued accreditation for good cause, and placed the institution on probation for six months for failure to comply with Comprehensive Standard 3.3.1.1 (Institutional effectiveness: educational programs)”

Southern has been requested to submit a third monitoring report, which is due four weeks before the special committee visit and no later than March 1.

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