CHEA Positions, Letters, Commentary

CHEA analyses and responses to Congress and the U.S. Department of Education


CHEA Position Paper (2017)

The CHEA Position Paper addresses regulatory relief for accreditation and offers proposals to reduce federal regulation whether generated from statute, regulation or sub-regulatory guidance. CHEA Position Paper on Regulatory Relief for AccreditationCHEA Commentary on the Prosper Act and Accreditation

CHEA Commentary on Accreditation Provisions of the Prosper Act (H.R. 4508)  describes the challenges that H.R. 4508 poses for accreditation, the key accreditation provisions, the accreditation provisions as they relate to the CHEA Position Paper on Regulatory Relief for Accreditation (Spring 2017), enduring issues for accreditation and suggestions and talking points for institutions and programs.


CHEA Letters

CHEA Letter to Senate HELP Committee Leaders, Senators Alexander and Murray, on Accreditation and Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (February 23, 2018)

CHEA Response to Senator Alexander’s White Paper on Accreditation (April 24, 2015)

CHEA and Accrediting Community Response to Senator Alexander’s White Paper on Accreditation (April 24, 2015)

CHEA Letter to Leadership of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce with Comments on Higher Education Act Reauthorization (July 31, 2013)

CHEA and Accrediting Community Comments Concerning the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, In response to a House Education Committee Request (July 31, 2013)
 

CHEA Federal Updates

Federal Update Number 67: House Democrats Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Higher Education Act (July 30, 2018) 

Federal Update Number 66: Update on the PROSPER Act  (July 20, 2018)

Federal Update Number 64: Senators Alexander and Murray Request Suggestions on Higher Education Act Reauthorization (February 16, 2018)

Federal Update Number 63PROSPER Act Markup

In Case You Missed It: Bills Affecting Accreditation Introduced in Senate (January 19, 2018)

Federal Update Number 62: Higher Education Act Reauthorization Bill Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives (December 6, 2017)

Federal Update Number 58: Senators Bennet, Rubio Reintroduce Bill to Create Alternative to Accreditation  (May 12, 2017)

Federal Update Number 56: Accreditation Reform Legislation Announced (September 23, 2016)

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