July 7, 2000
Accreditors Revamp Policies to Stress Student Learning
Agencies say they are responding to years of complaints about regulations and paperwork
Ask college officials about their last visit from a regional accreditor, and they gripe. It's tedious. It doesn't tell them anything they don't already know. It focuses on meeting the most basic standards of quality.
"We were just grumbling," says Paula Lutomirski, associate vice chancellor