Accréditation, Accreditation

17 juin 2018

DeVos Brought Back For-Profit Accreditor Her Own Department Faulted

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Trump administration on Friday released an internal staff report showing numerous failures at an accrediting body of mostly for-profit colleges whose federal recognition was restored by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos earlier this year. More...

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New Accreditation Panel on Nonprofit Conversions

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, which oversees the country's higher ed accrediting bodies, voted Thursday to have a subcommittee study oversight questions involved in for-profit colleges seeking to reclassify as nonprofit entities. More...

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Another Setback for Programs Overseen by Troubled Accreditor

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A large for-profit college chain fails in first attempt to find a new accreditor, potentially raising the stakes for the Trump administration's review of ACICS, its current agency. More...

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16 juin 2018

Faculty Backlash Over Conn.'s Troubled Consolidation Plan

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. After the accreditor for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system pushed back on plans to consolidate the state's 12 community colleges, some faculty groups are calling for new leadership and more funding. More...

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An Inside Look at Why Accreditation Works

HomeDescribing his service on a voluntary visiting team, Bob Ubell defends regional accreditation as a form of “deliberative democracy” and urges us not to hand it over to a federal education police force. More...

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22 mai 2018

Another Setback for Programs Overseen by Troubled Accreditor

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A large for-profit college chain fails in first attempt to find a new accreditor, potentially raising the stakes for the Trump administration's review of ACICS, its current agency. More...

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17 mai 2018

Leavitt Says Western Governors University on Brink of Accreditation

Leavitt Says Western Governors University on Brink of Accreditation
For many people involved in online learning, Western Governors' University seems to have dropped off the radar screen. But unlike many similar institutions, the University continues to survive. This article suggests that it is now on the verge of attaining accrteditation. More...

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08 mai 2018

Pursuing national accreditation to create access quickly while proving quality and rigor

University Business Magazine logoLaunching an innovative online education division—one that vastly expands access to postsecondary programming while also providing students a valuable outcome and credential at the end of their program—is critical for modern and forward-thinking colleges and universities. More...

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07 mai 2018

Accreditors Urged to Push Harder on Outcomes

HomeBy Paul Fain. After being criticized by policy makers and others for not doing enough to crack down on poorly performing colleges, the nation's regional accreditors in February began a project to learn more about graduation metrics and how to prod colleges to improve them. But a report on the project, which the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC) released in February, stopped short of recommending harsh sanctions based solely on low graduation rates -- setting so-called bright lines. More...

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Students Sue Colorado State Over Accreditation

HomeBy Grace Bird. Twelve Colorado State University graduates sued the university last month for failing to accredit its landscape architecture master’s degree program, according to The Coloradoan. More...

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