Accreditation & Reaffirmation
Emerge Education understands the burden preparing for accreditation and reaffirmation review places on institutions, their faculty, and staff. For that reason, Emerge is pleased to offer accreditation review auditing and consulting services for colleges and universities.
Emerge ensures that your institution is prepared for an upcoming accreditation/reaffirmation review through a comprehensive accreditation audit.
We can hold a training workshop for your team to be equipped with the right tools and guidance for each step of the process.
We know exactly what the accreditation committee is looking for and how to create compliant reports.
Successfully navigate the process of Public Sanction to return your institution to good standing.
Stay ahead of the process!
Accreditation/Reaffirmation preparedness made easy with Emerge Education.
Meet our Accreditation Experts
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Dr. William “Butch” Drake
Our accreditation preparedness audit & consulting team is led by Dr. Drake, a former SACSCOC Trustee and College President who has chaired and served on over 27 SACSCOC Committees and 15 National Accreditation Committees.
As the President of Midway University, Dr. Drake successfully implemented 40 substantive changes and led the successful submission of the decennial review, fifth year review, and other reports. He also tripled the enrollment and had 11 successive balanced budgets.
To read more about Dr. Drake’s professional experience click here.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Dr. Gerald O’Sullivan
Dr. Sullivan serves as Emerge Education’s Senior VP for Accreditation and Compliance. Dr. O’Sullivan holds a Ph.D. from The University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University and the baccalaureate degree, summa, from Fordham University. He is also a graduate of Harvard University’s Institute for Educational Management.
For almost thirty years, Dr. O’Sullivan has served independent higher education in roles of increasing responsibility, from faculty member and program director through Dean, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and then Provost.
To read more about Dr. O’Sullivan’s professional experience click here.
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Our expertise and approach ensures your institution has the support and resources needed to respond to the accreditation committee with confidence! Read some of our articles on accreditation.