Assessment and Accountability

Assessment and Accountability
Apr 18, 2018
An Obama-era program to give nontraditional providers access to federal financial aid has struggled to get off the ground, and three of eight participants have pulled out.

Surveys

March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.

Booklets

"Efficiency and Effectiveness in Higher Education" is Inside Higher Ed's new downloadable compilation of articles.

You can download the print-on-demand booklet, free, here.

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the booklet topic, on Thursday, March 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Laserfiche.

Archive

April 18, 2018

An Obama-era program to give nontraditional providers access to federal financial aid has struggled to get off the ground, and three of eight participants have pulled out.

April 18, 2018

In a difficult environment for higher education and the nation, Mort Maimon discovers resilience in adversity in a somewhat surprising place.

March 27, 2018

The University of Texas System releases a new breakdown of student earnings, an alternative -- produced with U.S. Census Bureau -- to a prohibited federal database.

March 26, 2018

U.S. judge says Education Department failed to consider key evidence in judging agency for for-profit colleges, and orders a new review.

March 21, 2018

Veterans’ organizations add their voices to the chorus of college groups opposing House Republicans’ overhaul of the Higher Education Act.

March 2, 2018

Robert Kelchen, an emerging scholar and expert on higher education, discusses his new book on what the accountability push means for higher education.

March 1, 2018

Measuring student outcomes is ultimately about trying to improve teaching and learning, and professors should both support and lead such efforts, writes Kate Drezek McConnell.

February 27, 2018

Editors discuss new collection of essays about the impact of various state and federal policies on minority students -- an impact the authors see as far too often ignored.

February 23, 2018

Colleges and universities shouldn't care about, or recognize, skills that aren't woven into a program of study that gives them meaning, Johann N. Neem argues.

February 22, 2018

The American Council on Education has announced plans to evaluate skills learned in the workplace, putting a key higher ed organization in the middle of the alternative credentials landscape.

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