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Introducing the Council for Higher Education Accreditation Almanac of External Quality Review 2005, the most comprehensive source of information about participants in external quality review of higher education in the United States.

Contains information about accrediting organizations, state higher education offices, state and federal roles in quality review and recognition of accrediting organizations.

Contents Include:

Discussion and Analysis of External Quality Review

  • Overview of United States accreditation and recognition
  • Recognized accrediting organizations
  • State and federal roles in quality review
  • CHEA information and resource materials


The Almanac Directories

  • Institutional (regional, faith-based and private career) and programmatic accrediting organizations currently and formerly recognized by CHEA and the United States Department of Education (USDE)
    • Range of accreditation activity
    • Profile of accrediting organizations
    • How to contact
  • State Higher Education Offices
    • Who and how to contact


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