Western Kentucky University

SACSCOC 2015 Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Welcome to the Western Kentucky University SACSCOC Reaffirmation website.

Western Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Western Kentucky University. 

WKU is preparing for its next reaffirmation of accreditation by the SACSCOC in 2015.  Reaffirmation of accreditation is a critically important element in the continued success of our institution, and the preparation process is one that directly or indirectly engages every member of the WKU community.

While many faculty and staff will be asked to serve on various committees to develop specific portions of our reaffirmation materials, it is important that each of us be familiar with both the standards for accreditation and the manner in which WKU is addressing them. We invite you to use the information and resources available on this site to become better educated about the SACSCOC Principles of Accreditation for which we are required to document compliance, keep track of our progress in preparing the Compliance Certification Report and Quality Enhancement Plan for SACSCOC accreditation team reviews in 2014-15, and, last but not least, contribute to the process through offering constructive feedback and advice.


Gary A. Ransdell

A. Gordon Emslie
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

 Last Modified 7/2/14