The Transfer ‘Reset’ (Inside Higher Ed, July 29, 2021) “Accreditation’s role is critical, but not widely understood. A study examining how well the accreditation process encourages greater credit applicability and recognition of learning would help to define how to move forward together.”
For-Profit Accreditor Scrapes By Advisory Committee (Inside Higher Ed, July 28, 2021) “Some members of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity wanted to renew the accrediting agency for as little as one year, but a lack of accreditor criteria on student outcomes let ACCSC off the hook — for now.”.
MBA Accreditation: What It Is and Why It’s Important (Bankrate, July 23, 2021) “MBA accreditation is a process that evaluates a college’s quality. Accredited MBA programs often have higher academic standards and can therefore boost graduates’ prospects when they enter the workforce. Before selecting an accredited MBA program, make sure that you understand the differences between the types of accreditation and the organizations that provide them.”
Accreditation During COVID (Community College Daily, July 20, 2021) “Leaders of college accreditation organizations say the pandemic, potential federal higher education regulatory changes, and the drive for greater diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are recent trends affecting their accreditation and quality assurance review efforts
Minerva University Accredited (KGI, July, 2021) “The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Minerva Institute, the non-profit entity that operates Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute has now transitioned to become Minerva University—a freestanding, independent, accredited educational institution.”
Voices: An Interview With Cynthia Jackson-Hammond (Frostburg State University – College of Education, Special Edition [after opening, scroll down to see item], Spring 2021) ” One experiences inequities and exclusions in many ways and often you do not recognize these conditions because you are either sheltered, protected, or just naïve. For every region of the United States, I experienced or witnessed inequities as a woman and inequities as an African American. Those conditions became my motivation rather than deterrents.”