NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The accreditation of Nashville’s Tennessee State University and Fisk University was reaffirmed by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges Tuesday.  The association also placed Fisk University on probation for one year.

Last year, TSU received a warning status during its 10 year review, which required the school to address concerns and demonstrate compliance with requirements and standards related to institutional effectiveness programs.

“We are pleased and not surprised that the SACSCOC has decided to reaffirm TSU’s accreditation,” Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan said in a release.

He continued, “The faculty and staff deserve much credit for their work and dedication to address concerns related to institutional effectiveness and the use of outcomes to improve TSU’s programs.”

Despite Fisk’s one year probation, the school will continue to be eligible for federal, state and foundation contracts and grants and its students will remain eligible for financial aid and other forms of student support.

The announcements regarding the schools’ accreditation came during the SACSCOC’s annual meeting held in Orlando, Florida.

Article Refernced from WKRN