Assessment and Accountability

Assessment and Accountability
Jul 11, 2018
University is supposed to abide by standards requiring honesty and integrity. But is it in compliance after revealing that its business school lied for years to get higher rankings? U.S. News also seeks more information.

Surveys

March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.

Booklets

"Making Higher Education More Efficient and Effective" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

You can download the print-on-demand booklet, free, here.

On Thursday, March 22, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Laserfiche.

Archive

July 11, 2018

University is supposed to abide by standards requiring honesty and integrity. But is it in compliance after revealing that its business school lied for years to get higher rankings? U.S. News also seeks more information.

July 3, 2018

Alex Small takes issue with some of the approaches and aims of the assessment movement.

June 20, 2018

Key Education Department official says innovators in higher ed should not be held back by their accreditors.

June 14, 2018

Describing 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.

June 11, 2018

Before education secretary restored federal recognition to ACICS, report by department staff failed the organization on numerous standards.

June 8, 2018

Lobbying group for independent colleges says it's open to expanding federal data collection on student outcomes but remains opposed to student-level database favored by public colleges and many policy makers.

May 31, 2018

Savannah State professors object to a new, unwritten policy judging their teaching effectiveness by how many D or F grades they give.

May 14, 2018

After students at Texas Christian University are suspended for allegedly using the Quizlet app to cheat on their exams, professors are warned this case may be the tip of the iceberg.

May 7, 2018

A smart, opinionated researcher and interpreter of the higher ed enterprise dies at the age of 75.

May 1, 2018

A recent study questioning the value of such practices mistakenly assumes that just making them available suffices. How they are implemented is crucial, George Kuh and Jillian Kinzie write.

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