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March Site Visitor Trainings: Join COPRA!

  COPRA will be hosting two site visitor trainings this March! If you plan to attend the 2017 COMPA and/or ASPA Annual Conferences in Atlanta, and are interested in volunteering as a site visitor or preparing for your program’s upcoming…

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How much influence should externally-driven measures have over accreditors and institutions of higher learning?

Last week, on a very hot summer day (specifically, a Friday), I attended the CHEA summer workshop in Washington, DC, expecting a slow, somnolent day of discussion in the traditional manner of accreditation meetings. What I found was a much…

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Don’t miss these conferences!

Take advantage of one or all of these upcoming 2016 conferences to connect with colleagues, network with peers, and share research, best practices, and ideas: SECoPA | October 13-16, 2016 | Raleigh, North Carolina: Reexamining Key Relationships in American Governance NECoPA |…

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Do professional accreditors look at outcomes?

The answer is a resounding yes, according to a new ASPA report. 100% of respondents include outcomes assessment as a basis for their accreditation requirements. While this had been an anecdotal assumption in the accrediting community, this is the first…

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See you at COMPA!

COMPA is just around the corner! Don’t forget COPRA will be hosting two different sessions at the 2016 COMPA Annual Conference, and we hope you can join us! Interested in becoming a NASPAA Site Visitor? Join current and former COPRA members…

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November Article Roundup

Looking to expand your knowledge related to accreditation, higher education, program management, or performance management? Every month, we will share a short list of articles or resources from around the web that may be interesting and valuable to NASPAA-accredited programs. “Getting Off Life…

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