Establishing Continuous Readiness for Specialized Accreditation

Establishing Continuous Readiness for Specialized Accreditation

Gita Wijesinghe Pitter (Florida A&M University, USA)
Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-857-6.ch021
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Abstract

Accreditation, whether it be institutional or specialized, is an essential and powerful part of life at academic institutions. This case study provides an overview of accreditation, recent trends, and the role the central administration can play to establish a continuous state of readiness for accreditation. The role of the Office of the Provost and the Office of Institutional Research in particular are explored. Procedures and tools, which may be used to address readiness for specialized accreditation, are discussed.

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