Florida A&M University’s accreditation has been reaffirmed for another 10 years by the regional accrediting body. FAMU President Dr. Larry Robinson announced in December that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirmed FAMU’s accreditation during its annual conference in New Orleans.
“This is a testament to the hard work and preparation of our faculty, staff and students,” said Robinson. “I would like to thank SACSCOC, FAMU’s Board of Trustees, our SACSCOC Leadership Team and all stakeholders in Tallahassee and campuses in Crestview, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa for their support throughout this rigorous process. This is an example of the collaborative spirit and great achievement, and the outcome that we want each and every time.”
As part of the reaffirmation process, FAMU also developed a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), “Write On FAMU.” This new QEP is designed to enhance the writing skills of students through strategic initiatives and investments in resources and infrastructure.
Provost Maurice Edington, Ph.D., said, “This reaffirmation also underscores to our students and stakeholders that we employ faculty, staff, and administrators who possess the appropriate credentials and experiences that are needed to effectively support and fulfill FAMU’s mission.
For students, this means that employers and graduate programs can be certain that the scholars who receive their degrees from FAMU have been educated by a university of high quality.”
After its review, the on-site committee did not have any recommendations for FAMU, which is the most favorable outcome that a university can receive from an on-site review by the SACSCOC.