Great news has emerged regarding an ambitious South Carolina HBCU president! Benedict College President and CEO Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis was recently elected to the Board of Trustees for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College. The SACSCOC is the official accrediting body granting degree to higher education institutions in the southern states. According to Benedict, the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission on Colleges serves as the common denominator of shared values and practices among several diverse institutions in the southeast. Get the full story from the Benedict release below.
Congratulations to Benedict College President Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis on her election to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College Board of Trustees. Dr. Artis’ three-year term will begin in June 2022. The SACSCOC is the body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the southern states
“I am extremely honored to serve as a Trustee for an organization that is committed to the quality of higher education,” said Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President and CEO of Benedict College. “I am proud of the noble mission of the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission on Colleges which assures the educational effectiveness of its member institutions.”
Dr. Artis will help to guide the Commission’s work and implementation of the accreditation process. She will be responsible for determining Commission policy, reviewing and making decisions regarding the accreditation of institutions. Additionally, she will serve on one of the assigned standing committees
SACSCOC President Belle Wheelan said, “ Dr. Artis was nominated by her colleagues in SC and the SACSCOC Nominating Committee forwarded her nomination to the membership for their approval. Her exceptional work in higher education speaks for itself. She will bring her vast experience to all of the members of SACSCOC to help them maintain high-quality standards.”