Accréditation, Accreditation

21 juin 2017

Four universities get accreditation from France

Four universities in Vietnam have been evaluated and accredited for meeting international standards by the High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education in France, reports Viet Nam News. Read more...

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21 mai 2017

J-Schools Dump Accreditor

HomeBy Paul Fain. Northwestern’s journalism school drops its accreditor, shortly after Berkeley did the same, echoing broader questions about the value of the process and whether it impedes innovation. More...

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20 mai 2017

Who Defines Expertise?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Accreditor’s new rules are forcing a professor who has taught philosophy for 50 years to stop doing so, because her Ph.D. is in English. Many object. More...

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01 mai 2017

Moonlighting While Accreditation Fell Through

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community college faces students upset that they can't be licensed after a professor -- fired this week -- reportedly didn't have time to deal with accreditor, despite having time to teach online at two for-profit institutions. More...

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29 avril 2017

ED launches accreditation database

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The higher education landscape was rocked last year when ITT Tech shuttered its doors after the Department of Education banned the for-profit college from accepting new students who depend on Federal student aid. More...

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19 février 2017

Involving students in accreditation

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Higher education is transforming internally and externally. The demographics of learners continue to shift drastically to be more inclusive of people of color, first generation, part-time, returning, and older students. More...

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18 février 2017

Feds Urge Renewal for Controversial Accreditor

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. Department of Education has recommended a renewal of recognition for the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, a controversial regional accreditor of two-year colleges in California and other Western states. Read more...

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Accreditor Approves Apollo Group's Sale

HomeBy Paul Fain. Apollo Education Group on Tuesday said its primary accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission, had signed off on the company's $1.14 billion sale to a group of three private equity firms. Read more...

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States Intervene in Accreditor's Suit Against Feds

HomeBy Paul Fain. Attorneys general from five states and Washington, D.C., on Tuesday filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is pursuing against the U.S. Department of Education, which last month finalized its decision to terminate the national accreditor. Read more...

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17 février 2017

ABA Rejects Proposal to Toughen Accreditation

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The American Bar Association House of Delegates on Monday rejected a proposal to require all law schools it accredits to have 75 percent of their students who sit for bar exams pass them within two years of graduation. Read more...

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