Reporting Substantive Change

Policy number: 
06.053
Policy description: 

The University of North Texas (UNT) is responsible for obtaining approval or informing external governing bodies of substantive university changes. Said external governing bodies include, but are not limited to the: (a) Department of Education, (b) Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), (c) Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), and (d)  select discipline-specific accrediting bodies.

Policy owner: VP for Academic Affairs
Policy contact: 
Elizabeth Oldmixon
Policy Director
Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff
Date Issued: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Last updated: 

Date: 
02/28/2022
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
UNT’s accrediting agency, SACSCOC, updated its substantive change policy, effective January 2021. This policy was updated to incorporate those changes.
Date: 
06/18/2019
Action: 
New Policy
Comments: 
Policy was developed to establish guidelines for reporting substantive change to the University Accreditation Office so the Accreditation Office can report to the proper governing bodies.