Accreditation

California Regulatin'

Smart Title: 

California has had anything but a proud history when it comes to monitoring its for-profit institutions. After all, this is a state that in the 1980s gained a suspect reputation as the “diploma mill capital of the world,” as a 2005 independent monitoring report points out.

U.S. Accreditation Official Out of a Job

Smart Title: 

Sudden departure of head of federal office seen as evidence of aggressive political push by Education Department leaders.

A University Without Physics and Philosophy?

Smart Title: 

Indiana State, citing accreditor's demand to end low-enrollment programs, draws criticism with its recommended choices.

Into the Lamb's Den

Smart Title: 

Relations between the U.S. Education Department and college leaders have grown increasingly strained in recent weeks.

Catch-22 for Accreditors?

Smart Title: 

Court ruling again blocks Southern association from punishing  a college, even while rejecting most of the college's claims.

Fault Lines on Accreditation

Smart Title: 

As U.S. rule making panel begin its work, members skirmish over legal authority and learning outcomes.

When Is Student Learning 'Good Enough'?

Smart Title: 

Almost from the beginning of its work, the Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education made it clear that it considered the American system of higher education accreditation to be falling short of its mission to be the chief guardian of quality among the nation’s colleges.

Tussling Over Transfer of Credit

Smart Title: 

Whether U.S. should require accreditors to monitor colleges' transfer policies divides nonprofit and for-profit agencies.

Pushback Against Perceived Power Grab

Smart Title: 

Accreditors and colleges oppose Education Department's effort to ramp up federal oversight of quality control process. 

Drawing A Hard Line

Smart Title: 

Accrediting groups give ground on reporting student learning outcomes -- but not enough to satisfy U.S. officials.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Accreditation
Back to Top