- v. present participle of accredit.
“One interesting twist to the Mexican system is that a few major universities, particularly UNAM, are sort of rivals of the federal Eduacation Secretariat in accrediting preparatorias (in this case, college-oriented high schools).”
“The reporter also called the accrediting agencies twice, but no one answered.”
“In some instances, universities set up their own "accrediting" agencies which they use to accredit themselves.”
“Because during the accreditation process, the accrediting agency would verify -- like an audit -- that what is being disclosed is a full and accurate picture.”
“If professional responsibility won't suffice, then the federal government should require accrediting agencies to insist that such disclosure be a condition of being accredited.”
“Why would we need the accrediting agencies involved?”
“And the Department of Education's quasi-governmental accrediting oversight body comprises many university presidents, including the provost of the University of Phoenix and the board chairman of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, a chief lobbying group for the for-profit college industry.”
“Board members on the accrediting bodies largely come from member colleges.”
“That prompted Bridgepoint executives to announce their intention to seek separate accreditation with a west coast regional accrediting body, given that the number of employees in San Diego vastly outweighs the number in Iowa.”
“The ties between universities and accrediting bodies have traditionally run deep, making both dependent upon increased student enrollments for their sustenance: Regional accreditors derive the vast majority of their operating revenue from fees assessed on the colleges they review.”
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