Pressure on Accreditation Is Cause for Concern, Speaker Warns

If Judith S. Eaton came to the Council of Independent Colleges' Presidents Institute to ring the alarms, mission accomplished. Ms. Eaton, president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, asserted that traditional accreditation faces unprecedented scrutiny in the halls of government and in the news media for the various failures of colleges.

And, she said, what is slowly replacing accreditation should give everyone pause: more federal oversight,