Dillard achieves “fully compliant” status through SACS

February 27, 2008 · Print This Article

Dillard University is prepared to continue its bring futre now that The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) has categorized the historically Black university as “fully compliant” with all principles of accrediation. The Commission on Colleges put Dillard on “warning” - the association’s most minimal sanction - for six months for failure to comply with Core Requirement 2.11.1 (Financial Resources) and Comprehensive Standard 3.10.1 (Financial Stablity) of the principles of accreditation for the five-year period ending June 2005.

“Although we inherited an unfortunate set of circumstances relative to fiscal management between 2000 and 2005, Dillard and its current administration immediately assumed responsiblity and worked hand-in-hand with Commission to resolve the historical problems,” said Dr. Marvalene Hughes, university president, who assumed the post on July 1, 2005.


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