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The New Normal for Accreditation: Values, Practice and Policy

January 29 (evening reception) - January 31, 2018

Annual Conference Program


Politics and Government: Globalization,
Internationalization and Quality Assurance

January 31 (late afternoon session) - February 1, 2018

Annual Meeting Program

Sessions at the CHEA Annual Conference and the CIQG Annual Meeting will include:

  • What Is the New Normal for Accreditation and What Should It Be?
  • The Future of For-Profit Higher Education
  • State Issues and Accreditation
  • Accreditors and Employer Engagement: Some Myths Debunked
  • Public Trust and Accountability
  • The Current Role of Government and Quality Assurance – Regional Perspectives
  • Combatting Academic Corruption and Promoting Integrity: The Role of Quality Assurance
  • Are Institutional Autonomy and Social Accountability Mutually Exclusive?
  • The Current Interaction Between Politics, Social Justice and Quality: The Role of Multilateralism

Speakers at the CHEA Annual Conference and the CIQG Annual Meeting will include:

  • Virginia Foxx, Chair, House Committee on Education and the Workforce
  • Leon Botstein, President, Bard College 
  • Frank BruniNew York Times
  • Neil Harvison, American Occupational Therapy Association 
  • Mary Ellen Petrisko, WASC Senior College and University Commission
  • Susan Phillips, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Craig Swenson, Ashford University
  • Adam Tyson, European Commission
  • Hilgje van’t Land, International Association of Universities

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Washington, DC

Last Modified: Jan 26, 2018

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