Volume 2, Number 9 - January 24, 2012

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Miami Dade College Accreditation Approved

A warning levied against Miami Dade College by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for not have an acceptable number of full-time faculty has been lifted.

The warning, lasting six months, was for failure to comply with Core Requirement 2.8 of the Principles of Accreditation. The standard expects an institution to show that it has an adequate number of full-time faculty members to support the mission of the institution.

In December, “After MDC gave additional information about full-time faculty, the warning was removed,” said Belle S. Wheelan, President of SACS. “This does not change its accreditation.”

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Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate 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 Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.
Contact the Office of Director, Equal Opportunity Programs, ADA and Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for assistance.