ERIC Number: ED291298
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Sep
Accreditation of Postsecondary Institutions: An Overview.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
General information is given about the accreditation of postsecondary institutions by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The pamphlet contains the following sections: (1) introduction which explains institutional and specialized accreditation; (2) the purpose of the North Central Association; (3) the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (mission, personnel, forms of affiliation, the evaluation process, and obligations of affiliation; (4) answers to questions frequently asked of the Commission; (5) general institutional requirements; (6) evaluative criteria for accreditation; and (7) evaluative criteria for candidacy for accreditation. Publications available from the Commission are listed. (KM)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Agency Role, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Groups)
North Central Association, 159 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60601 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Note: For related documents, see HE 021 162-164.