Posts Tagged ‘AAC&U’

More Visible and Collective Attention to Essential Learning Outcomes by Regional Accreditors

August 8, 2016

In a statement submitted to the Senate HELP Committee in response to its call for comments, AAC&U President Carol Geary Schneider urged members of the committee as it considers possible changes to accreditation to “prioritize first and foremost the goal of ensuring that all college students participate in high-quality programs that are well-designed to advance […]

Higher Education Learning Outcomes Assessment Movement Moves Away from Standardized Tests, According to National Survey

July 26, 2016

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) released its third report from a national survey of Chief Academic Officers (CAOs) conducted by Hart Research Associates.  This year’s report, “Trends in Learning Outcomes Assessment,” highlights findings from the 2015 survey of a representative sample of chief academic officers at AAC&U member institutions including respondents from […]

Higher Ed Groups Unveil New National Designation for Colleges & Universities Excelling at Self-Assessment

October 28, 2015

Washington, DC – A group of higher education organizations today announced the creation of a new national designation program for colleges and universities that demonstrate excellence at self-assessment to drive internal improvement and further student success.  The Excellence in Assessment (EIA) program – the first national initiative of its kind – will recognize institutions that […]