Quality & Outcomes

  • Education Dive: Aim Higher and PROSPER on the table: What’s the takeaway for higher ed leaders?

    "Both pieces of legislation do deal with expanding student aid into short-term programs, competency-based education, both look at the…

  • [STATEMENT] Higher Learning Advocates Responds to Department of Education’s Regulatory Proposals

    Smarter Regulations Can Promote Quality and Innovation

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

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

  • Strategic Coalitions Key to Improving South Carolina’s Workforce Readiness

    An inside look at what South Carolina is doing to close the skills gap

  • 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

  • Fixing accreditation: The third rail of higher education reform

    Emily Bouck writes in The Hill bipartisan leaders are now recognizing the urgency of modernizing our system of quality…

  • This Tennessee Business Leader Has a Blueprint for Closing the Skills Gap

    Joey Hatch, a recently retired construction executive and member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, credits his career success…

  • The Keys to Quality: Reforming Higher Education Accreditation Policy

    This brief outline key federal policy recommendations for reforming accreditation policy

  • The Keys to Quality: Reforming Higher Education Accreditation Policy

    The key to assuring higher education quality in the U.S. is accreditation, the complex system used by the Federal…

  • Reforming Higher Education Accreditation Policy

    Today’s students deserve a system of higher education that delivers high-quality results and a guarantee of economic success and…

  • Ask the Experts: Accreditation Reform

    Accrediting agencies are responsible for doling out the “stamp of approval” that institutions of higher education need to be…

  • Armed with Better Data, Will Accreditors Finally Have to Act?

    Twice a year, a body of accreditation experts known as NACIQI--the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity--gathers…