The Commission on Accreditation of the Anglican Association of Colleges and Schools has approved the separation of the Western Orthodox Academy, which will operate as a new United Kingdom-based institution providing academic and administrative support to the Western Orthodox University in the Commonwealth of Dominica. The Western Orthodox Academy will not grant degrees.
The Western Orthodox Academy was the original name given to the Western Orthodox University at its foundation in 1945.
The Commission has granted accreditation to the Western Orthodox Academy. The Western Orthodox University already holds accreditation from the Commission.