ERIC Number: ED185924
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to Recognized Accrediting Agencies, 1980-82. A Factbook Covering 61 Postsecondary, Nongovernmental Accrediting Organizations in the United States.
Petersen, Dorothy G., Ed.
Compiled are data on 61 accrediting bodies recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and/or members of the Council of Specialized Accrediting Associations. Among the information given for each association: title, address, telephone number, principal officers, a brief description of its history, boards or associations represented by it, the postsecondary accrediting body or bodies' title(s), recognition status, scope of accreditation, number of accredited programs, membership profile, eligibility requirements for application, accreditation and professional membership (description), accreditation and licensure laws or standards and guidelines, classifications used, provisions for adverse accreditation actions or decisions, an outline of the accrediting process, procedures required of programs, and fees and dues. Thirteen institutional accrediting bodies and 48 specialized ones are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Administrator Guides, Agency Role, Classification, Departments, Fees, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Legislation, Methods, Postsecondary Education, Professional Associations, Professional Education, Program Evaluation, Specialization, State Standards, Vocational Education
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, One Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC 20036
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, Washington, DC.