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Higher Learning Commission

Dual-Enrollment Programs Threatened

Tom Snyder | Posted 10.29.2016 | College
Tom Snyder

While dual-enrollment programs are surging in popularity, many high school teachers will no longer qualify to teach these courses.

Bringing Quality to Competency

John D. Haeger | Posted 07.28.2013 | College
John D. Haeger

What are the most effective ways to measure and assure student learning? How do we increase retention and graduation rates? What responses can we offer to rising student costs and falling state support?

Higher Education: When Will Digital Natives Share Leadership?

Dr. James Michael Nolan | Posted 06.22.2013 | College
Dr. James Michael Nolan

Last week I was in Chicago, at the Higher Learning Commission Conference, where over four thousand people discussed, for five full days, the future of Higher Education and accreditation, setting the course for America's youth and future.

Chris Kirkham

College Accreditation Panel Recommends For-Profit University Probation

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

A team of accreditors reviewing the University of Phoenix has recommended that the school be placed on probation, the university's parent said Monday,...

Chris Kirkham

Senate Panel Probes Massive Growth At Tiny College

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - In a wide-ranging hearing on Thursday, a Senate panel set its sights on the tremendous growth of a tiny Iowa college that has become one ...

Chicago State University Could Lose Accreditation

Chicago Tribune | Angie Leventis Lourgos and Jodi S. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago State University is at risk of losing its accreditation because of "remarkably poor" graduation and retention rates, as well as tumultuous lea...