Assessment and Accountability

Assessment and Accountability
Oct 09, 2015
In New York City, the health department and colleges are partnering to promote a birth control device as a way of encouraging students to graduate.


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.


"Data, Analytics and Student Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

The booklet's publication was made possible in part by the advertising support of Blackboard.


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.
November 5, 2010

A new alliance of college presidents was born today, aiming both to show the world that colleges are working to measure and improve student learning and to put pressure on themselves to intensify that work.

October 26, 2010
The assessment movement has inspired valuable research and numerous organizations, but Linda Suskie asks whether colleges really know why these efforts matter.
September 24, 2010
As largest regional accreditor toughens stance on for-profit colleges, two major companies, Bridgepoint and Argosy, seek shift to Western region -- which says it won't be a patsy.


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