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Alliance University Loses Accreditation

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has withdrawn accreditation from Alliance University, effective Dec. 31. The move comes after...
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Calling Foul on the Accreditors

Higher education is no game, and accreditors are misguided referees, Kyle Beltramini writes in response to two recent Inside Higher Ed opinion pieces.

North Idaho President Wins Reinstatement Lawsuit

North Idaho College president Nick Swayne has won a lawsuit allowing him to be permanently reinstated to his position after...

Will a Partnership Save the King’s College?

Facing a possible closure due to financial struggles, the King’s College in New York announced Wednesday that it is exploring...

The King’s College Loses Accreditation

Already facing severe financial pressures , the King’s College was dealt another blow last week when the Middle States Commission...
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The Political Trials of a Southern Accreditor

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has been a frequent target in the partisan fight over higher ed. Its struggles could hold lessons for other agencies under lawmakers’ scrutiny.

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Playing Chicken With Accreditors

North Idaho College’s board voted last week to nullify the president’s contract, adding more drama to the long-standing governance concerns accreditors have raised.

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Accreditors Can Hold the Line

It may fall to accreditors to hold colleges accountable to long-standing principles of academic freedom and institutional independence, Lawrence Schall writes.