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CHEA 2017 Summer Workshop

Perspectives on Accreditation



Don't miss the opportunity to hear speakers from the accreditation community, colleges and universities, government and media address critical issues for accreditation and quality assurance.

Sessions at the Summer Workshop will include:

  • Accreditation and the U.S. Congress
  • The Changing Political Landscape
  • The Challenge of Next-Generation Innovation in Higher Education
  • The New Administration and Congress: A Political Perspective
  • CHEA 20th Year Op-Ed Series: A Panel Discussion Among Authors on the Future of Accreditation
  • Accreditation Reform: Ideas and Perspectives

(Final Program)


Confirmed speakers and moderators include:

  • Bradley Byrne (R-Alabama), Member, U.S. House of Representatives twitter
  • Paul Mitchell (R-Michigan), Member, U.S. House of Representativestwitter
  • Margaret Carlson, Political Commentator and Columnist, The Daily Beast twitter
  • Frank Sesno, Journalist and Director, School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University twitter
  • Alana Dunagan, Research Fellow, Higher Education, Clayton Christensen Institute twitter
  • Arthur Levine, President, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation twitter
  • Paul Fain, News Editor, Inside Higher Education twitter
  • Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy, Center for American Progress twitter
  • Amy Laitinen, Director, Higher Education, New America twitter
  • Barbara Brittingham, President, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges twitter
  • Richard Ekman, President, Council of Independent Colleges twitter
  • Richard Legon, President, Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges twitter
  • Rini Sampath, Policy Director, National Campus Leadership Council twitter



June 26 - evening reception at 5:00 pm

June 27 - 8:00 am - 4:45 pm

Detailed schedule... 



Capital Hilton Hotel
1001 16th Street NW
Washington, DC

Last Modified: Aug 29, 2017

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