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What If?

5 Questions About the Future of Higher Education
Published 2019
Two SCUP leaders use SCUP’s Trends for Higher Education report to explore five “What If?” questions, breaking down big trends and exploring how these trends might impact higher education.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Introduction to AccreditationLocked

From Volume 46 Number 1 | October–December 2017
The president of a regional accrediting body shares her answers to frequently asked questions about accreditation.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Connecting the Dots

Accountability, Assessment, Analytics, and Accreditation
From Volume 46 Number 1 | October–December 2017
Calls for accountability, outcomes assessment, evidence of institutional performance, and student success must be answered by integrated planning and decision making across higher education.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Reflections on Two Decades of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Developing EconomiesLocked

From Volume 46 Number 1 | October–December 2017
In our increasingly mobile world, quality assurance and accreditation across the globe, and particularly in developing countries, has a number of implications for higher education as a whole.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Five Dimensions of QualityLocked

A Common Sense Guide to Accreditation and Accountability
From Volume 46 Number 1 | October–December 2017
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Navigating AccreditationLocked

Tips for a Smooth Reaffirmation Process
From Volume 46 Number 1 | October–December 2017
Three members of IU Bloomington’s successful accreditation reaffirmation team share insights and strategies for navigating the process at your institution.
Conference Slides

Flossing

Building Healthy, Aligned Planning and Assessment Habits Prior to Accreditation Reviews
Published 2016
This session shares how one institution efficiently integrated and aligned planning and assessment activities with accreditation standards and cycles.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Afghanistan Higher EducationLocked

The Struggle for Quality, Merit, and Transformation
From Volume 42 Number 2 | January–March 2014
Has Afghan higher education been transformed? Basically yes, with the caveats noted, and indeed to a surprising degree given its limited resources and the little support it has received.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Georgia’s Higher Education Initiatives Focus on GraduationLocked

From Volume 41 Number 4 | July–September 2013
All our initiatives are working in one direction; they are focused on increasing graduation numbers.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Connecting Your Institution’s Achievements to Demonstrate a Culture of ComplianceLocked

From Volume 41 Number 3 | March–May 2013
Achieving the goals of a strategic plan will provide an institution with directly correlated evidence of compliance.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Future of AccreditationLocked

From Volume 40 Number 3 | April–June 2012
Can the collegial model flourish in the context of the government's assertiveness and the impact of nationalization and technology? How?
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Accreditation and the Public InterestLocked

Can Accreditors Continue to Play a Central Role in Public Policy?
From Volume 40 Number 3 | April–June 2012
Either we recognize the pressures for change and develop clear, significant, and meaningful responses or we wait for policy makers.
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