Assessment and Accountability

Assessment and Accountability
Jul 13, 2015
Associations of registrars and student affairs administrators will work with eight colleges on prototypes for a new form of transcript -- a comprehensive record that includes learning outside the classroom.

Surveys

March 13, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Presidents explored the views of presidents on the financial sustainability of their institutions, the Obama administration's rating system, sexual assault, race and their role in the tenure process, among other topics.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup Education. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On April 14, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik will analyze the survey's findings and answered readers' questions about them in a free webinar. Register to attend the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Academic Partnerships, Jenzabar and Pearson.

Booklets

"Extending the Credential" is a print-on-demand compilation of articles that explores such topics as competency-based education, internships, the role of co-curricular activities, and the evolving role of the transcript and of the degree.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On May 20, Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman presented a webinar about the themes of the booklet. Click here to view the webinar.

This booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Parchment.

Archive

April 4, 2011
AFT urges professors to join "student success" discussions locally and nationally -- while trying to reframe debate.
March 24, 2011
Sloan Consortium develops standardized metrics for assessing quality of online programs.
February 24, 2011
Editors discuss new collection on measuring learning in disciplines with knowledge that is not easy to measure.
February 14, 2011
Colleges need to harness their own research expertise to focus on how students advance or fail to do so, writes Diana Chapman Walsh.
February 7, 2011
As U.S. panel studying accreditation begins to set agenda, it is urged to focus on "prodding" over "fixing."
January 19, 2011
Voluntary accountability system for community colleges releases first draft set of standards for small group of two-year institutions to test.
December 8, 2010
California's Compton Community College loses recognition over range of management issues.
December 3, 2010
Education secretary asks his advisory committee on accreditation for legislative suggestions for the next renewal of the Higher Education Act.
December 1, 2010
Biennial "Measuring Up" report card on higher education progress won't be published this year, as founder looks for a new home and new backers for it.
November 29, 2010
Education Department proposes stripping recognition from agency that accredits liberal arts institutions.

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