ERIC Number: ED119594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the National Invitational Conference on Institutional Eligibility. Arlington, Virginia, April 30-May 2, 1975.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
The Office of Education convened the National Invitational Conference on Institutional Eligibility for the purpose of reviewing and analysing the issues surrounding eligibility for postsecondary educational institutions and programs. Some of the specific goals and purposes of the conference were to review and make recommendations concerning: (1) eligibility issues that relate to existing potential legislation; (2) issues raised, and recommendations made, in the following publications and statements: (a) "Private Accreditation and Public Eligibility" by Harold Orlans et al., (b) Office of Education statements on eligibility and accreditation presented before Congressional committees, (c) "Toward a Federal Strategy for Protection of the Consumer of Education," a report prepared by the Federal Interagency Committee on Education's Subcommittee on Educational Consumer Protection, and (d) addresses presented by the Commissioner of Education at education conferences; (3) the role and functions of the Advisory Committee on Accreditation and Institutional eligibility; (4) the role and functions of state approval agencies and recognized accrediting agencies relative to Federal eligibility needs. (Author)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.