Accrediting Decision Announcements and Other Accreditation-Related News

September 18, 2018


Due Process or Delayed Announcements? (Inside Higher Ed, September 18, 2018) “‘How we balance the information to the public and due process here is the challenging thing,’ said Judith Eaton, president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.”

Declining Enrollments Prompt Accreditors to Check In (VTDigger, September 17, 2018) “As enrollments nose-dive and strain the finances of the Northeast’s smaller colleges, accreditors are checking in.”

Christian College Says Accrediting Agency's Proposed Guideline Change May Harm Religious Schools (Christian Examiner, September 10, 2018) “Donald Sweeting, president of the 8,000-student Colorado Christian University, spoke during a public hearing for the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee of the U.S. Department of Education on [September 6] to comment on changes that could negatively impact religious freedom.”

A Tipping Point for Accreditors (Inside Higher Ed, September 5, 2018) “A new book of essays co-edited by Susan Phillips, a professor of educational leadership and policy and of counseling psychology at the University at Albany, and Kevin Kinser, the head of education policy studies at Pennsylvania State University, explores the new pressures on accreditors and what role they should be expected to play in holding colleges accountable.”