Policies and Procedures Manual

Chapter 6: College Committees & Advisory Councils

06:50:01   Substantive Change Advisory Subcommittee

Related Policies

SACSCOC Substantive Change for SACSCOC Accredited Institutions

NeSCC Policy 04:48:00 SACSCOC Substantive Changes

NeSCC Policy 04:49:00 SACSCOC Policy Compliance Responsibilities and Annual Review Process


The Substantive Change Advisory Subcommittee shall meet quarterly to monitor modifications and expansions to the institution that may require reporting to a regulatory agency (this includes, but is not limited to, SACSCOC, the Department of Education, and the Department of Veterans Affairs). The subcommittee shall advise the President regarding any potential substantive changes. In addition, the chair of the subcommittee shall present a report to Cabinet quarterly that details 1) recently reported substantive changes and 2) impending substantive changes.


  • Vice President for Institutional Excellence and Student Success, Chair
  • Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs Programs and Services
  • Assistant Vice President for Multi-Campus Programs
  • Assistant Vice President for Research, Analytics, and Planning
  • Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services
  • Director of Admissions and Records, College Registrar
  • Director of Financial Aid
  • Veteran & Military Student Success Center Director
  • Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Vice President for Economic and Workforce Development

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Divisional Review Responsibilities Checklist: Institutional Excellence and Student Success

Revision History: Adopted Sept. 2019; Edited February 2020; Edited Oct. 2021; Edited June 2022; Edited Jan. 2023: Edited April 2023