USDE Recommendation on ACICS Recognition and Other Issues

October 1, 2018


New Life for ACICS (Inside Higher Ed, October 1, 2018) “The Trump administration has revived a troubled accrediting agency, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, reversing another move on for-profit higher education by the Obama administration.” (See also Education Department Moves to Give Controversial Accreditor of For-Profits Another Chance (The Chronicle of Higher Education [subscription required], September 29, 2018)

Maricopa Colleges Faculty Accuse Governing Board of Playing Politics, Discrimination (AZ Central, September 28, 2018) “The 13-page complaint filed by the Maricopa Community Colleges Faculty Association asks the Higher Learning Commission to send a team to investigate alleged violations of accrediting standards.”

Four Questions You can Expect with This Kind of Degree (Daily Reckoning, September 27, 2018) “Make sure that those accreditations come from agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).”