Disruption in the US Accreditation Space

  • Judith S. Eaton
Keywords: US accreditation, criticism of accreditation, quality assurance, employability measures


The US accreditation system has a long and successful history, but is now under unprecedented criticism. Especially problematical are increasing demands for accountability to government and the public. Issues of employability and how to access are also involved.

Author Biography

Judith S. Eaton
Judith A. Eaton is president, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Washington, DC, US.
How to Cite
Eaton, J. S. (2017). Disruption in the US Accreditation Space. International Higher Education, (88), 28-30. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2017.88.9694
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