What the Accreditation Naysayers Don’t Understand
Most people don’t get accreditation. That’s OK. Most people don’t need to. But for all the students, parents and policy makers calling for a higher education reboot, know this—accreditation is one of the most powerful levers we’ve got to change what we don’t like about today’s higher ed. It’s one of our best ways to assure equity for students, quality programs and innovative new models.
Originally published: February 27, 2023
Author: Lawrence M. Schall
Position: Former President
Institution: Oglethorpe University
Published by: Inside Higher Ed