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Accreditor: Keystone College in ‘Danger of Imminent Closure’

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education warns of “misleading information” circulating about the Pennsylvania institution’s dire straits. Students can’t be sure their college will exist come fall.

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Traction for the Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree

A group of college leaders strategize about how to design a new undergraduate experience—and get an unexpected boost from an accreditor.

Proposal to Accredit Fully Online Law Schools Prompts Pushback

A group of law school deans are pushing back against a proposal from the American Bar Association’s accrediting arm that...

Saint Augustine’s Loses Accreditation Appeal

Struggling Saint Augustine’s University has lost an appeal to maintain its accreditation and now plans to file an injunction to...
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Struggling Saint Augustine’s Hit With $7.9 Million Tax Lien

Financial issues continue to mount for the beleaguered North Carolina HBCU, even as it awaits a looming decision on its accreditation status.

Southern Accreditor Imposes Probation on 5 Colleges

The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has placed four institutions on probation and continued...
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Aspiring Accreditor Focuses on Student Outcomes

The Postsecondary Commission aims to offer a new model of evaluating institutions. It has powerful supporters, vocal critics and a long road ahead to federal recognition.

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Strange Bedfellows on Accreditation

Jennifer Blum and Robert Shireman write that bipartisan consensus around improving accreditation is possible.