New CHEA President Announced

June 3, 2020


Cynthia Jackson-Hammond Is New Council for Higher Education Accreditation President (News Star [Monroe, LA], May 28, 2020) “Washington, D.C. -- Cynthia Jackson-Hammond has been named the new president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the CHEA Board of Directors announced Thursday.”

Regents Have Several Options to Consider for University Restructuring (The Juneau Empire, June 1, 2020) “Merging the Univesity of Alaska Southeast with one of the other two universities in the University of Alaska system is only one of several options being considered by the UA Board of Regents this week. The considerations are being made in light of massive reductions in revenue and funding cuts on the horizon. While the structure of the university may change, the university would not be considering the single-accreditation model which was examined last summer.”

Marlboro to Become New Two-Year Program (Inside Higher Ed, May 29, 2020) “The leaders are still working toward getting accreditation through the New England Commission of Higher Education. If they can't get probationary accreditation in time for their September opening, Andrew plans to apply through the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, a national accreditor. As a last resort, the program could partner with another institution for incubating accreditation, he said.”

Regulatory Agency and Selected Accreditor Resources for Higher Education Institutions Regarding COVID-19 Pandemic (The National Review, May 26, 2020) “Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA): See guidance regarding select accreditors here.”