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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April 2016 Monthly Roundup

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

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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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