College, Inc.: Accreditation


Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Claremont McKenna SAT scandal: More at stake than rankings?

The school’s admission of falsified SAT scores suggests bad data were sent to regional accreditors and the feds, agencies with real power.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions, Accreditation, Rankings

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Guest post: Reform law schools, don’t deregulate them

Law schools need to focus a bit less on pedagogy and a bit more more on preparing lawyers for jobs, professor says.

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Accreditation, Graduate education, Pedagogy

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 08/22/2011

Va. university chancellor resigns over ‘sex dungeon’ flap

The University of Northern Virginia was already in the news for an immigration raid; chancellor says his personal life has become a distraction.

By Daniel de Vise  |  09:27 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Accreditation, Administration

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Feds raid Northern Virginia university

Immigration authorities seize documents and computers; students in limbo.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Accreditation, Public policy

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 05/12/2011

D.C. Council recommends separate community college

“Community College Independence Act of 2011” would effectively dissolve the two-year college created in the division of UDC and replace it with an independent entity.

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:56 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Accreditation, Community Colleges, Public policy, Publics

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 02/28/2011

Fixing higher ed: ACE's Molly Corbett Broad

In an article published last week in The Washington Post Magazine, I offered eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the article, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog....

By Daniel de Vise  |  09:52 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Accreditation, Administration | Tags:  ACE Broad, Fixing higher education, fixing higher ed washington post, washington post magazine higher education