Ashford University earns approval from the Western accreditor on its second try, after making a wide range of changes, some of them painful.
City College of San Francisco's best hope of staying open is probably to appeal the death sentence from its accreditor, and the college may have longer than people realize to win a reprieve.
City College of San Francisco would be largest institution ever to lose recognition. Appeal and state intervention are likely.
Michael Clifford has launched a new online course provider, this time a nonprofit. And the site's 27 courses have all earned ACE credit recommendations.
Congressional panel hears from accreditors and their critics, and appears to sympathize with the latter.
Proposal circulating on Capitol Hill asks accreditors to create a way for new providers to gain approval more quickly.
With City College of San Francisco facing possible accreditor-mandated shutdown, faculty unions urge agency to back down, arguing that review was flawed and tainted by conflicts of interest.
Possible end game for competency-based education emerges with five new "direct assessment" programs, as foundations and experts discuss how to ensure academic quality.
U.S. accrediting agencies believe they have a role to play in facilitating mobility and improving the quality of overseas institutions, but will they find it difficult to uphold the integrity of their standards abroad?
A scathing report from a regional accreditor's site team tanks tighter admission standards at Pima Community College and finds a "culture of fear."
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