Academic Affairs

Mission     
 

The Director of Academic Affairs in the Academic and Student Affairs (ASA) Division provides the Alabama Community College System with leadership and technical assistance in all aspects of academic affairs, including:   

  • Academic course and curriculum development
  • Accreditation
  • Articulation with Alabama’s 4-year colleges and universities
  • Developmental education
  • Distance education
  • Faculty credentials
  • Instructional program review and improvement
  • Professional development for faculty and instructional administrators
  • State Board policies and procedures

FACULTY CREDENTIALS POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE

Membership Roster

Minutes of Meeting - May 15, 2018

Minutes of Meeting - October 23, 2018

Minutes of Meeting - November 27, 2018

Draft Revision of Chancellor's Procedure for Policy 605.02: Faculty Credentials

Draft Revision of Chancellor's Procedure for Policy 605.03: Promotion/Progression in Rank

Click here to leave feedback on proposed revisions to ACCS policies 605.02 and 605.03 (faculty credentials and promotion/progression in rank).

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academic affairs Contacts

Brad Fricks
Director of Academic Affairs
334-293-4536
brad.fricks@accs.edu
 

Trish Jones
Special Assistant to the Chancellor
334.293.4555
trish.jones@accs.edu

 
   
Documents and Resources 

 

Faculty Credentials Resources

Board Policy 605.02 (Faculty Credentials)

Guidelines for Board Policy 605.02 (Faculty Credentials)

Faculty Credentials Charts (By Rank)

Faculty Credentials Charts (By Group)

SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines

Diploma Mills – Information from the US Department of Education

Diploma Mills – Information from the Federal Trade Commission

List of Accrediting Agencies Recognized by the US Department of Education