USD's Institutional Proposal was throughly evaluated by the following Proposal Review Committee members:
|Chancellor’s Professor, Executive Vice Chancellor Emeritus, Director, International Community Development, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis|
|Provost, San Jose State University|
|Maryann Jacobi Gray
|Assistant Provost, University of California, Los Angeles|
|Assistant Director, WASC|
The proposal was accepted by WASC on June 12, 2008.