ERIC Number: ED333781
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Accreditation and Conflicts of Interest: A Compendium of Current Policy and Practice of Accrediting Bodies Recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, Washington, DC.
This compendium contains information on current policies and practices relative to issues of conflicts of interest and accreditation. Information was submitted, in response to a questionnaire, by 53 national, regional, and specialized accrediting bodies that are recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. The compendium presents each of their reported policies and procedures relating to the accreditation process and the avoidance of conflicts of interest. Among the issues covered by the various organizations are the following: site visit preparation and procedures; board composition and site team selection; appeals; ethics; accreditation report review process; affirmative action policy; and matters of confidentiality. A sample of the questionnaire is provided. (GLR)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Administrative Policy, Behavior Standards, Codes of Ethics, Conflict of Interest, Higher Education, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Role Conflict
Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 305, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Council on Postsecondary Accreditation, Washington, DC.