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American Bar Association Looks to Increase DEI in Law Schools Through...

The American Bar Association (ABA) has become a leading voice in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the legal profession and in law...

UNC Journalism School Downgraded to Provisional Accreditation in the Wake of...

The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) recently voted to downgrade the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill’s...

Florida Governor Signs Bill Requiring Colleges and Universities to Change Accreditors

This week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a bill that takes aim at higher education accreditation organizations and faculty tenure in the state.  The...

DEI in Accreditation

Are higher education accrediting agencies adding diversity, equity, and inclusion requirements to ensure colleges are advancing educational access and workforce balance? Moving the needle on diversity, equity,...

Tulane University’s Graduate Medical Programs Placed on Probation Over Alleged Diversity...

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Accreditation (ACGME) has reportedly placed Tulane University School of Medicine's graduate medical programs on probation due to diversity...

After 20 Years, Morris Brown College Regains Accreditation

Morris Brown College (MBC), a 140-year-old private historically Black institution in Atlanta, received accreditation by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools this...

U.S. Department of Education Plans to Overhaul Several College Accreditation Rules

On July 30, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced plans to rewrite several rules concerning the regulation of colleges, universities, and their respective accrediting agencies....

AACSB Promotes Inclusion in Business Schools, But More Work Is Needed...

When Thomas Harwell assumed the newly created role of director of student diversity and inclusion initiatives for Boston University’s Questrom School of Business, he...

Healthcare Accrediting Agencies Strive to Align Standards with Sector’s Inherent Diversity

Institutional accreditation is a voluntary, peer-review process that assures the public that an institution provides a quality education. Programmatic accreditation, on the other hand,...

Do U.S. Accrediting Agencies Do Enough to Assess Diversity Efforts?

Accreditation is a voluntary, nongovernmental process involving the self-regulation of higher education that serves two purposes: assuring the public of quality and fostering institutional...

Do U.S. Accrediting Agencies Do Enough to Assess Diversity Efforts?

Accreditation is a voluntary, nongovernmental process involving the self-regulation of higher education that serves two purposes: assuring the public of quality and fostering institutional...

A Year Later: Is the AACSB Advancing Diversity at Business Schools?

Business schools are lagging behind when it comes to diversity. Specifically, underrepresented populations account for only 16 percent of the U.S. graduate management education...

A Brighter Future

Insight into Improvements in Teacher Preparation As scrutiny over the quality of K-12 education increases and attracting high-caliber teachers becomes more difficult, one organization is...