• FAQ: Distance Education Accreditation and COVID-19 Waivers

    Today’s students—37 percent of whom are over the age of 25, a quarter of whom are parents, and 60…

  • Letter to House Education and Labor Committee: Accreditation in the College Affordability Act

    On Monday, October 28, Higher Learning Advocates, along with eight other groups, submitted a letter to the House Education…

  • An Insider’s Look at Postsecondary Education in Louisiana

    A Q&A with Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Commissioner, Louisiana Commission of Higher Education  Today’s students are more diverse, older and…

  • Higher Learning Advocates Submits Public Comment on Accrediting Agencies

    WASHINGTON (July 9, 2019) — Today, Higher Learning Advocates submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Education on the…

  • Seeing the Forest Beyond the Trees: Connections in Negotiated Rulemaking

    The US Department of Education’s (ED) proposals for new regulations presented to the negotiating team in the current negotiated…

  • State and Federal Cooperation Can Improve Higher Education Quality

    A truth that many of us are taught from a young age is the ability to work well with…

  • Accreditors Must Do More to “Be” About Student Success

    Kernels of wisdom from some of Michale McComis’ favorite 1980s movies

  • Reimagining the Triad: What Role for Business in Higher Education Quality Assurance?

    What role for business in quality assurance?

  • Accreditation, Innovation and Higher Education’s Employment Imperative

    Can alternative providers offer better career outcomes for students?

  • The Glossary of Higher Education Policy

    Today’s students need a bipartisan and comprehensive rewrite of the Higher Education Act that upgrades quality, strengthens affordability, and…

  • Necessity to Invention: Beyond the “Toggle Switch” Approach to Accreditation

    Moving beyond the high stakes, all-or-nothing approach to accreditation

  • Value, Accreditation, Accountability: A Dispatch from the Field

    The president of an urban, Hispanic-serving institution has some ideas for the next Higher Education Act