Dr. Robert Andringa: “The role of Capitol Hill’s Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity: A historical perspective”

122_Radio_Higher_Ed_logoJoin Radio Higehr Ed co-hosts Kathryn Dodge, Alison Griffin and Elise Scanlon for a conversation with Dr. Robert Andringa, former Chair to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity. Dr. Andringa addresses the role of NACIQI, Capitol Hill’s assessment of accountability, quality and transparency in higher education, and NACIQI’s recommendations for the approaching reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. and NACIQI’s recommendations as we approach the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.

 

Individual Questions:
A historical perspective of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) and accreditation’s journey toward becoming a gatekeeper for federal student aid (5:15)
The role of NACIQI and its chair – past and present (2:44)
Highlights of contributions made by NACIQI (2:13)
The influence of the Pell Grant on accountability, accessibility and affordability in higher education (4:23)
NACIQI as a trust broker (3:56)
The role of accreditation as a gatekeeper for the federal student aid system (1:15)
Reforms proposed by the current NACIQI (3:12)
Voluntary accreditation and its capacity to support innovation (3:21)
The granularity of current regulations and their impact on quality (3:30)
High interest rates, debt and entitlements and challenges to the next administration (3:26)
Analysis and Commentary (10:29)

 

Podcast Intro and Exit music by Won (FLT RSK) / CC BY-NC 3.0

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