ERIC Number: ED469483
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Quality Review, 2001. CHEA Almanac of External Quality Review.
Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Washington, DC.
This "Almanac" provides an overview of the external quality review process, its practice and structure, its participating organizations and agencies, and its role in the self-regulation of higher education in the United States. It presents information about all the major participants in external quality review and documents the range and capacities of existing assessment procedures. An overview discusses recognized accreditors and the state and federal roles in the quality review of higher education. A section on "CHEA Information" describes the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and its operations. The "Directories" section contains information about accrediting agencies, grouped into: (1) regional accrediting organizations; (2) national accrediting organizations; (3) specialized and professional accrediting organizations; and (4) state agencies and accrediting organizations recognized for special purposes. Also included are a directory of state higher education executive officers and a directory of ranking services. (SLD)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Government Role, Higher Education, Quality Control
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Washington, DC.
Note: "A comprehensive source of information about participants in external quality review of higher education in the United States." Updated biannually.