VIDEO: The Future of Accreditation

National Association of Scholars

What is the history of accreditation in higher education? What is its future? 

Accreditation reform is a hot-button issue in higher education. Some argue it has been captured by political operatives and say it should be cast aside. Accreditors have been known to interfere in institutional matters, and even with changes in federal regulation, the threat of politicization remains. What can be done to curtail future meddling by accreditors? Is there a possibility of reform, or should accreditation be abolished?

This event features Jenna Robinson, President of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal; Robert Manzer, President of the American Academy for Liberal Education; and Peter Wood, President of the National Association of Scholars.

Photo by Africa Studio on Adobe Stock

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