WCET's 28th Annual Meeting
Ask an Accreditor Roundtable: The Future of Quality

Moderator: , Director, Policy and Analysis, WCET
Speaker: , Vice President, Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Speaker: , Executive Director, DEAC
Speaker: , Vice President for Accreditation Relations and Director, Standard Pathway, Higher Learning Commission


"Accreditation is a process of external quality review created and used by higher education to scrutinize colleges, universities and programs for quality assurance and quality improvement," according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. We reprise this interactive session to answer your questions, whether they be practical or philosophical. This is a unique opportunity to obtain deep insights from three accrediting professional on the front line of quality assurance in higher education. The panel begins by briefly giving their views on emerging issues, such as CBE, quality of distance education, regular and substantive interaction, and other emerging developments. Learn how changes in the expectations for these oversight agencies might change your daily operations. Come prepared with questions and receive frank answers.