Thursday, December 10, 2015

Fall of the house of Beno

California Accreditor Under Fire (Inside Higher Ed)
Education Department staff recommends sanctions for the accreditor of the state’s two-year colleges. - December 10, 2015

By Michael Stratford
Beno
     The embattled accrediting organization that oversees California’s community colleges should lose some of its existing authority and not be allowed to expand its jurisdiction, the U.S. Department of Education’s accreditation unit has recommended.
     In a report published Wednesday, department staff recommended that the department revoke the accreditor’s existing federal authority to approve some four-year degree programs at California’s community colleges.
     The staff also recommended that the accreditor -- the WASC Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, known as the ACCJC -- have its request for broader authority to approve bachelor’s degree programs denied....

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Nobody mentions the dismal climate survey anymore because everyone is working scared, walking on egg shells and fearful of retaliation. They know they are helpless, no one is listening...

Anonymous said...

The recent district climate survey was sobering but the results are better than the last one. So some optimism can be drawn from this. And the 2 college's accrediting teams are closely looking into the results.

Anonymous said...

I think 11:44 has it upside down. Maybe the data shows its a little better but the scathing comments are much worse this time around.

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas IVC!

Anonymous said...

The climate at IVC is very bad and disheartening. 11:44, I am sorry, it is very difficult to pull positives from a few comments out of landfill of scathing remarks. IVC is in trouble as long as the Board of Trustees continue to ignore our reality and does nothing to change the leadership of the college. I blame the Board of Trustees for this mess.

Anonymous said...

She looks evil...

Roy Bauer said...

Evil? Maybe troubled, resigned, desperate. "Evil" deserves retirement.

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