Promoting Excellence in Higher Education

May 16, 2018

Accreditation and Federal Policy 2018: An Invitational Summer Roundtable

June 20, 2018 • Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill • Washington, DC

RoundtableAccreditation and Federal Policy 2018 is a one-day roundtable focusing on the latest policy developments, including legislation and federal regulations, affecting higher education accreditation.

The Invitational Roundtable – this year’s CHEA/CIQG summer event – is open to CHEA member institutions and CHEA-and U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting organizations.

Click here for more information, including a registration form and link to the conference hotel for reservations.


Promoting Excellence – The Oman Association for Quality in Higher Education Holds Workshop (GU Tech, May 8, 2018) “The Oman Association for Quality in Higher Education conducted a launch event on the international accreditation of higher education institutions at the German University of Technology in Oman.”

Quality Assurance – Guidelines for the ‘Quiet Revolution’(University World News, May 4, 2018) “Stamenka Uvalic-Trumbic, senior advisor for international affairs at the Council for Higher Education Accreditation in the United States, said: ‘What seems to be lacking is the provision of greater autonomy to universities while making them accountable to society, developing effective internal quality assurance mechanisms at institutional level which can help graduates integrate better into the labour market.’”

This Schools Needs 10,000 Books to Get NUC Accreditation (The Pulse [Nigeria], May 3, 2018) “The Vice-Chancellor of Plateau State University Bokkos said that the institution needs 10,000 books to meet the accreditation requirements of the National Universities Commission (NUC).”

Essay Cheating: How Common Is It? (BBC News, May 3, 2018) “The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), which monitors standards in UK higher education, told the BBC’s Reality Check that it believes contract cheating is on the rise.”

BAC Updates Accreditation for Independent HE (The Pie News, May 1, 2018) “The British Accreditation Council has released an updated version of its accreditation scheme for independent higher education providers.”


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