April 4, 2013
Education Dept. Accuses Accreditor of Neglecting Adjunct's Complaint
The U.S. Department of Education has accused a regional accreditor of colleges, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, of violating federal standards by mishandling a complaint filed against a Washington State community college by an adjunct instructor there.
In a letter sent on Wednesday, the department warned Sandra E. Elman, the commission's president, that the accrediting body faced possible limitation, suspension, or termination of its federal recognition if it
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