ERIC Number: ED202304
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
State Postsecondary Education Institutional Authorization and Oversight: A National Report and Inservice Education Program. Some Salient Questions for Consideration by Working Parties.
State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.; Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Inservice Education Program.
Questions that were the basis for discussion in working parties of a workshop on state postsecondary education institutional authorization and oversight are presented, and comments and strawman answers to stimulate consideration of the questions are included. The questions are as follows: (1) What should be the relationship of state licensing agencies and their personnel to other state agencies and national organizations or their personnel? (2) How should state licensing and approval agencies communicate with one another? (3) What strategies are available to states to improve licensing statutes and regulations? (4) How should states improve the administration of licensing regulations? (5) How should one state recognize the institutional licensing of another? (6) How can the U.S. Office of Education assist states in discharging the state licensing of postsecondary institutions? (7) What should be the relationship of state licensing to programs on military bases? (8) What should be the minimum consumer protection standards enforced through state licensing? (9) What should be the relationship of state licensing to state Veterans' Administration course approving agencies? (10) What should be the relationship of state licensing to institutional eligibility for federal funding? (11) What should be the relationship of state licensing to public institutions? (12) How should institutional accreditation be recognized in state licensing laws, regulations, and administration? (12) How can the states improve their uses of nongovernments/accreditation and cooperation between appropriate state agencies and accrediting bodies? (13) How should states license or otherwise supervise extension activities of an institution operating outside its home state? (SW)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Agency Cooperation, Certification, Consumer Protection, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal State Relationship, Higher Education, Information Networks, Institutional Evaluation, Military Schools, State Colleges, State Legislation, State Licensing Boards, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Veterans Education
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.; Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. Inservice Education Program.