FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Barry Toiv December 16, 2013 firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-408-7500 AAU STATEMENT ON GALLUP-PURDUE INDEX Following is a statement by Hunter Rawlings, President of the Association of American Universities, on the Gallup-Purdue Index, announced today by Gallup, Purdue University, and the Lumina F
AAU releases survey of its member institutions showing large majority of respondents use quantitative data (such as time-to-degree and graduation rates) to
measure student success; use student surveys to determine the quality of
students’ experience; establish specific educational objectives for their
undergraduates; and assess student learning, using a variety of faculty-driven,
discipline-specific methods. Moreover,
institutions provided examples of how such information has been used to improve
Division of Government and Public Affairs ♦ Telephone: 202 939 9355 ♦ FAX: 202 833 4762 July 17, 2013 The Honorable Virginia Foxx Chairwoman Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training United States House of Representatives 2181 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Representatives Foxx,
AAU submits comments on the final discussion draft report by the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) titled, Higher Education Accreditation Reauthorization Policy Recommendations.
On behalf of the higher education associations and accrediting organizations listed below, I urge you to vote for H.R. 2117, which would repeal two highly problematic and prescriptive regulations initiated by the Department of Education (ED).
1 ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES The Association of American Universities (AAU) submits the following comments to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) discussion draft, Higher Education Accreditation Reauthorization Policy Considerations, issued on October 18, 2011. The
On behalf of the higher education associations listed below, I write to share our views on the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (“Committee”) Discussion Draft (“Draft”) issued Oct. 18, 2011. We commend the Committee members for the serious way in which they have approached the Secretary’s request, which is on top of their already extensive statutory responsibilities, and for their work in producing this document of options and considerations..
AAU provides additional views on higher education accreditation during a June 9 oral presentation to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI)
On behalf of the 70 associations and organizations listed below, I write to request your assistance in blocking two regulations issued as part of the Department of Education’s Oct. 29, 2010, final program integrity rule: (1) the regulation creating a federal definition of credit hour in Section 600.2; and (2) the state authorization and related distance education requirements in Section 600.9..
AAU submits comments on the current accreditation system for higher education institutions to the Department of Education's National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI).
Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman provides recommendations for improving accreditation of higher education institutions to the Department of Education's national advisory panel.
A survey by the American Council on Education showed that recent college graduates found their degrees worth the time and money.
Dear Representative: On behalf of the American Council on Education and the undersigned higher education associations, we encourage your support of language in the House Labor-HHS appropriations bill restricting the Department of Education’s ability to unilaterally regulate accreditation in FY 2008.
The Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 60 leading public and private research universities in the United States and two in Canada, has committed to collecting and providing to the public basic information about undergraduate student performance, such as graduation rates, time to degree, and careers pursued following graduation.
The Department of Education is developing new regulations that would give the government unprecedented control over accrediting agencies and institutions of higher education..
The Department of Education is currently attempting to use a process known as “negotiated rulemaking” to make fundamental changes in the accreditation system. The proposals it has advanced would replace the current peer review model with a top-heavy federal regulatory model—creating a...
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