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In this issue...

CHEA Federal Relations Update
• At the June 22, 2000 CHEA Enhancing Usefulness IV Conference, Senator Robert Kerrey (D-NE) summarized Congressional attitudes toward accreditation.
• While accreditation has not been the subject of legislative action since the improvements made in the 1998 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, there have been a number of recent issues and activities involving the Department of Education.

Recognition Update
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation's Committee on Recognition has, since its first meeting in June 1999, initiated review of 32 accrediting organizations that have applied for CHEA recognition.

Recognition Review Schedule
Public Notice for Third-Party Comment

CHEA 2000 Enhancing Usefulness Conference IV
Photo highlights.

CHEA 2000-2001 Board of Directors
New board members and officers.

Upcoming meetings, publications, and new CHEA staff.

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