The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE) is now the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). NECHE has taken on the functions formerly performed by the CIHE. The move follows concerns raised by officials last year that the NEASC’s Commission on Higher Education wasn’t a “separate and independent” organization as required by ED. Now NECHE will function as an independent organization, fulfilling the federal requirements.
Today NACIQI passed motions to recommended continued recognition of several National and Regional Accrediting agencies including:
- Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) – 5 Years
- AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) – 5 Years
- Council on Occupational Education (COE) – 5 Years
- Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) – 1.5 Years