Day: July 20, 2014

Why Accreditation is a Waste of Time

Here’s my reaction when I saw the title of “The Great Accreditation Farce,” Peter Conn’s recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education: Finally, someone’s telling the truth.  Our system of accreditation of colleges is indeed a farce, a waste of “millions of dollars and tens of thousands of hours.”  To please external examiners, faculty […]

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