April 23, 10:45 am  – 11:45 am  
Track 5: Accreditation and Student Success
CAO Forum: 2015’s Hot Topics in Higher Education & Accreditation

Join WSCUC’s President Mary Ellen Petrisko for an informative presentation and interactive discussion with other CAOs about hot topics affecting the WSCUC region in 2015, including: national policy and the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act; state policy and BPPE authorization; WSCUC’s stance on emerging changing ecology issues such as the balance of full-time and adjunct faculty,  California’s community colleges offering bachelor’s degrees, and institutions’ partnerships with unaccredited entities; and clarifying WSCUC’s expectations for rigor throughout the accreditation process. 

Mary Ellen Petrisko
WASC Senior College and University Commission
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