Recap of This Week's Federal Accreditation Panel
Inside Higher Education has a recap of this week's meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI), a federal panel that advises the U.S. Department of Education on accreditation matters. This week's meeting marked the final meeting for several Obama appointees on the panel.
From Inside Higher Education: "While the Obama appointees had pushed for a more activist approach from accreditors during an unprecedented series of high-profile for-profit college failures, the Education Department’s proposed regulatory changes would make clear the distinct roles of accreditors, states and the federal government -- the so-called triad, in higher ed parlance."
Read the full article here.