Happy Friday! Today I am writing to you from the NACIQI meeting in Arlington, VA. As a result, this week’s articles will largely focus on higher education accreditation, student outcome, and recent Supreme Court decisions.
Federal Panel Votes to Shut Down an Accreditor Blamed for Failures of For-Profit Higher Ed The Chronicle of Higher Education
On Thursday, the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) voted to recommend that the U.S. Secretary of Education revoke its recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICIS).
Supreme Court Upholds Consideration of Race Inside Higher Ed
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case, upholding the University of Texas at Austin’s admissions process.
Scorecard for Accreditors Inside Higher Ed
Earlier this week the Department of Education released new data regarding graduate rates, debt, earnings and loan repayment rates.
Three graduation rates for one college? The baffling government policy that could confuse students. The Washington Post
A look at reported graduation rates.