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ERIC Number: ED478798
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 27
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Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions: An Overview.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
This booklet provides information about the accreditation of higher education institutions by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It also identifies and responds to frequently asked questions about accreditation and lists resources available from the Commission. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools is a not-for-profit voluntary membership organization of elementary, secondary, and postsecondary institutions committed to the improvement of education through evaluation and accreditation. This booklet describes general institutional requirements in regard to mission, authorization, governance, faculty, educational program, finances, and public information. It also discusses criteria for accreditation and describes the candidacy program, seeking affiliation, and appeals procedures if accreditation is denied. Frequently asked questions are listed. (SLD)
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504 ($1.50). Tel: 312-263-0456, ext. 119; Web site: http://www.ncacihe.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.