ERIC Number: EJ473133
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Accreditation and the Community College: Challenges and Opportunities.
Simmons, Howard L.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n83 p83-91 Fall 1993
Discusses the benefits and limitations of accrediting association membership and the impact of the 1992 Reauthorization of Higher Education Amendments on community colleges. Describes the colleges' roles in the accreditation movement and their responsibilities in maintaining quality, learning resources, faculty balance, and academic freedom in the face of reduced financial support. (MAB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Agency Role, College Outcomes Assessment, College Role, Community Colleges, Institutional Evaluation, Program Evaluation, Two Year Colleges
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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