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Aviation Accreditation Board International
AAMAmerican Association of Museums Accreditation Commission
AAVLDAmerican Association of Veterinary Lab Diagnosticians
ABETAccreditation Board of Engineering and Technology
ACEJMCAccrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
ACENDAccreditation Council for the Education of Nutrition and Dietetics
ACPEAccreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration


Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory

AESAgricultural Experiment Station
AIECCAmerican Indian Education and Cultural Center

Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (formerly known as NASULGC [National Association of State Universities and Land-grant Colleges])

ARWAnimal Resource Wing
ASABEAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
ASBMBAmerican Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
ASHPAmerican Society of Health-System Pharmacists
BORSouth Dakota Board of Regents
CAATECommission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
CACREPCouncil for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education [NCATE])

CCNECommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
CESCooperative Extension Service (currently known as Extension)

Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (formerly the Teaching and Learning Center [TLC])

CIDACouncil for Interior Design Accreditation
CIP CodesClassification of Instructional Programs produced by the National Center for Education Statistics
CoAESCommission on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences
CoPICo-Principal Investigator
CORECouncil on Rehabilitation Education
CSACivil Service Employee
CVCurriculum Vitae
D2LDesire2Learn Course Management System
EHSEnvironmental Health and Safety
EEOCEqual Employment Opportunity Commission
ExtensionExtension (formerly known as Cooperative Extension Service [CES]).  Now to include all outreach programs

Faculty Annual Review (formerly known as the PSE)

FTEFull Time Equivalent
FSCFund Source Change

North Central Association Higher Learning Commission


Human Resources

IACUCInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee
IAMCOMInstitutional Agreement Management Committee
ICAIntercollegiate Athletics
IDEAIndividual Development and Educational Assessment (Center in Kansas)

Individual Development and Education Assessment Campus Labs

IDEA-SRIIndividual Development and Education Assessment Student Ratings of Instruction
MLSMedical Laboratory Science
NAACLSNational Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
NAEYCNational Association for Education of Young Children
NASMNational Association of Schools of Music
NASULGCNational Association of State Universities and Land-grant College (currently known as APLU)
NFENon-Faculty Exempt Employees (sometimes referred to as Professional Staff)
NIHNational Institutes of Health
NSFNational Science Foundation
ORSPOffice of Research and Sponsored Programs
PARPersonnel Action Request

Professional Development Plan

PIPrincipal Investigator
PTRPost-Tenure Review
SDCLSouth Dakota Codified Laws
SDRSSouth Dakota Retirement System
SDSUSouth Dakota State University
SISupplemental Instruction
SoTLScholarship of Teaching and Learning
SRMSociety for Range Management

Tenure & Promotion


Teaching and Learning Center (currently known as Center for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning [CETL])

TRiOTRiO Student Support Services
TTOTechnology Transfer Office
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculture
VPAAVice President for Academic Affairs

Vice President for Student Affairs