November 20, 2023
Running from Accreditors Means Running from Accountability: Who is Left with the Tab?
A Paper By Kathleen Rzucidlo, CHEA Fellow
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s (CHEA) Fall 2023 Fellow Kathleen Rzucidlo has authored a paper on accreditation and recognition of accrediting organizations. Ms. Rzucidlo, currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program in higher education leadership and policy studies at Howard University, spent two months working at CHEA’s Washington, DC office.
In this paper, Ms. Rzucidlo discusses the recognition of accrediting organizations by CHEA and USDE, recent legislation relative to accrediting organizations, and the potential impact of this legislation on not only accredited institutions but students and taxpayers as well. Click here to read her paper.
The CHEA Fellows Program provides senior-level graduate students with experiences in higher education accreditation, policy development, recognition processes for accrediting organizations, nonprofit board oversight and operations, communications, business finance and government affairs. The Fellows Program is available only to graduate students enrolled in colleges and universities that are current CHEA members.
To learn more about the CHEA Fellows Program, click here