What Lies Ahead for Accreditation (Podcast)
|Judith Eaton, President of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), discusses what lies ahead for accreditation, both in terms of federal laws the public’s perception of accreditation and its value. She outlines where we currently stand in regards to accreditation and federal policy, addresses the likelihood of a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, talks about what is most important for accreditation moving forward and how CHEA and accreditation can provide leadership. Published: Oct. 4, 2019|
Full Podcast (13:22)
Segment 1: (2:49)
Where do we stand with accreditation and federal policy?
Segment 2: (1:42)
Why is it difficult to envision reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA) any time soon?
Segment 3: (4:00)
What is most important for accreditation moving forward?
Segment 4: (2:18)
What is CHEA doing about what is most important for accreditation?
Segment 5: (1:32)
How can CHEA and accreditation provide leadership here?
Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008
U.S. Department of Education Accreditation Guidelines (January 2012 and still in use)
U.S. Department of Education Accreditation Handbook (June 2019 and Voluntary)
U.S. Department of Education Proposed Regulations on Accreditation, Innovation and Other Issues (Federal Register, June 2019)