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North Idaho President Wins Reinstatement Lawsuit
North Idaho College president Nick Swayne has won a lawsuit allowing him to be permanently reinstated to his position after...
Will a Partnership Save the King’s College?
Facing a possible closure due to financial struggles, the King’s College in New York announced Wednesday that it is exploring...
The King’s College Loses Accreditation
Already facing severe financial pressures, the King’s College was dealt another blow last week when the Middle States Commission on...
The Political Trials of a Southern Accreditor
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has been a frequent target in the partisan fight over higher ed. Its struggles could hold lessons for other agencies under lawmakers’ scrutiny.
Playing Chicken With Accreditors
North Idaho College’s board voted last week to nullify the president’s contract, adding more drama to the long-standing governance concerns accreditors have raised.
Accreditors Can Hold the Line
It may fall to accreditors to hold colleges accountable to long-standing principles of academic freedom and institutional independence, Lawrence Schall writes.
Accreditors as Referees
Don’t hate on higher ed’s refs: an accreditor’s role is to enforce the rule book for academic freedom and institutional autonomy, Jamienne Studley writes.
Ensuring Quality Programs for Students With Intellectual Disabilities
An emerging accreditor aims to set standards for evaluating the growing number of programs for students long underserved in higher education.