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February and April 2014 ACEND Decisions


The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its February 21-23, 2014 and April 24, 2014 meetings. Accreditation action definitions are as follows:

Candidacy for Accreditation — program not previously accredited that has had one site visit and is being implemented according to the ACEND Accreditation Standards. Graduates of a program designated as having candidate status have the same rights and privileges as graduates of an accredited program.

Full and Continued Accreditation — program that has had one or more site visits and is in compliance with Accreditation Standards.

Probationary Accreditation — program fails to comply with the Accreditation Standards or published policies and has been given a time period for coming into compliance.

Accreditation Withdrawn — program fails to comply with the Accreditation Standards or published policies within the specified time period. 


April 2014

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its April 24, 2014 meeting.

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Non-compliance with the Accreditation Standards)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama
  • Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina

Dietetic Internship

  • Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Dietetic Technician Programs

  • Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, California
  • LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, New York
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, Tennessee

February 2014

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made the following accreditation decisions at its February 21-23, 2014 meeting.

 

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • University of Texas San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Dietetic Internships

  • Maricopa County Department of Health, Phoenix, Arizona
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nevada

Full and Continued Accreditation

(Following a Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Programs in Dietetics

  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • University of California Davis, Davis, California
  • University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut
  • Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • The University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington

Dietetic Internships

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • The University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead, New York

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Site Visit)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia

Dietetic Technician Program

  • Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio

Accreditation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina

Removed Probation and Grant Full Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Dietetic Internship

  • Texas WIC Dietetic Internship, Austin, Texas

Removed Probation with a Shortened Accreditation Term

(Following a Focused Site Visit)

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

Didactic Programs in Dietetics

  • Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama
  • Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware

Placed on Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Focused Site Visit for a Complaint Investigation)

None

Placed on Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Placed on or Continued Probationary Accreditation

(Following a Program Assessment Report or Interim Report)

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

  • Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas

Continued on Probationary Accreditation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

(Following a Program Assessment Report)

None

Placed or Continued on Probation and Conduct a Focused Site Visit

(Following an Interim Report or Major Change Request)

None

Candidacy for Accreditation Denied

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Full Accreditation Denied and Withdraw Accreditation

(Following a Site Visit)

None

Programs Closing Voluntarily—Withdrawing from Accreditation

None

Major Programmatic Change Approved

Didactic Program in Dietetics

  • University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama - transition from a Didactic Program in Dietetics to a Coordinated Program in Dietetics

Dietetic Internships

  • Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri - add a graduate degree option
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia - extend the inactive status one additional year