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Accreditation: What It Is, What’s Wrong with It, and How to Fix It

September 19, 2019 Download PDF

Reforming an outdated accreditation process is key to unlocking innovation and improving accountability in higher education. Find out what policymakers can do to improve the quality and reduce the cost of a college degree by removing obstacles for institutions to implement meaningful change.


Launched in 1995, we are the only organization that works with alumni, donors, trustees, and education leaders across the United States to support liberal arts education, uphold high academic standards, safeguard the free exchange of ideas on campus, and ensure that the next generation receives an intellectually rich, high-quality college education at an affordable price.

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