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Welcome to TRACS

The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) was founded in 1979 as a voluntary, non-profit, self-governing organization to promote the welfare, interests, and development of postsecondary institutions whose mission is characterized by a distinctly Christian purpose, as defined in the agency’s Foundational Standards.

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Request for Public Comment

The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) is proposing changes to the TRACS Accreditation Manual and the TRACS Policies and Procedures Manual. The TRACS Accreditation Commission has approved the reviewed areas below for distribution and public comment.

All comments should be sent electronically to the TRACS office ( by October 16, 2015.

Proposed Changes to Accreditation Manual and Policies and Procedures

TRACS Commission Announces Interim President, Dr. Timothy Eaton

The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) announced in its April session that Dr. Timothy Eaton will serve the accrediting association as its interim president beginning in July 2015. The search for a permanent president will continue.

Dr. Eaton said, “I want to thank the search committee for their confidence, the Accreditation Commission for their confirming responses, and the well wishes of the TRACS staff. I consider this appointment as a high honor in my professional career and look forward to working with institutions committed to quality Christian higher education. I am seeking the input and prayers from our constituent members.”

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Position Announcement: President of TRACS

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of President of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS).

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President's Position Announcement

President's Position Description

The Nominating Committee Reports Results of 2015 Election

The following individuals were elected to serve on the TRACS Accreditation Commission for a three-year term which will begin on July 1, 2015, and end on June 30, 2018:

Institutional Representatives:

  • Dr. James Flanagan, President, Luther Rice University
  • Dr. Kathy Franklin, Provost and Executive Vice President, Virginia University of Lynchburg
  • Mr. Harry Schmidt, President, Christian Life College
  • Dr. Christian Wei, President, EUCON International University
  • Dr. Gary Weier, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bob Jones University

Public Representative:

  • Dr. William Bowden, Retired Educator

The following individual was elected to serve as an Institutional Representative for a two-year term which will begin on July 1, 2015, and end on June 30, 2017:

  • Dr. Kizuwanda Grant, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Paul Quinn College