Assessment and Accountability

Assessment and Accountability
Apr 18, 2018
An Obama-era program to give nontraditional providers access to federal financial aid has struggled to get off the ground, and three of eight participants have pulled out.

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

"Efficiency and Effectiveness in Higher Education" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

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

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the booklet topic, on Thursday, March 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

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

Archive

October 6, 2016

Does performance funding for higher education actually work? According to the authors of a new book on the topic, the answer is both yes and no.

October 5, 2016

Furman University seeks to set itself apart by focusing on students' career and research experience, and the liberal arts university will create a team of mentors for each student, often including faculty members.

September 30, 2016

A major criticism from students who have dropped out of graduate school is the lack of support they received from their professors, write Melissa A. Brevetti and Dana Ford.

September 21, 2016

Responding to sharp criticism, regional accrediting agencies will focus extra attention on institutions with below-average performance.

September 12, 2016

Report finds initiative fatigue and a lack of accountability, among other obstacles, are preventing colleges from improving student outcomes.

September 12, 2016

As we begin a new academic year, institutional leaders should engage their campus communities in honest, data-driven conversations about what to do better, argues Bonita J. Brown.

September 9, 2016

More than 70 institutions are testing different measures of student learning amid new government effort to evaluate universities on teaching quality.

August 31, 2016

The American Bar Association takes a hard line on two law schools' admissions standards amid criticism that the group's accrediting arm is not doing enough to help struggling law-school graduates.

August 30, 2016

Florida International U explores whether redesigning courses according to best practices actually leads to improvements for faculty members and students.

August 26, 2016

If we are going to use taxpayer dollars for job training, we must be assured the programs will create new jobs, argues Anthony P. Carnevale.

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