Resources

We are working to shift the conversation and support a policy environment that enables a system of higher learning focused on quality, outcomes and today’s students.

  • 101: Accreditation

    What is Accreditation?Accreditation is the linchpin of the federal role in higher education as the gate-keeping system for the federal government’s $120 billio…

  • 101: NACIQI

    What is NACIQI?Established by a Congressional statue in 1992 and maintained in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, NACIQI is responsible for overseei…

  • 101: Accreditation Glossary

    This "101" accreditation glossary is a handy resource decoding the language used during NACIQI meetings and other accreditation debates. From accreditors to on…

  • 101: Higher Education and the Triad

    What is the Triad?The process of regulating and guaranteeing the quality of higher education in the U.S. is complex and involves a number of distinct parties. …