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."
Higher Learning Commission puts "public good" into regional accreditation while considering probation of the University of Phoenix. Will more for-profits stumble?
Higher education's most powerful association throws its weight behind "disruptions" to the industry. Can the establishment help lead the revolution?
For-profit university's accreditation troubles deepen with probation recommendation based on alleged lack of autonomy from its corporate parent.
In his State of the Union address and accompanying documents, the president calls for changing accreditation to focus more on college prices and "value."
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