Course Description

HEA 7002
Higher Education Policy And Account
Policy and issues in higher education. Analysis of public expectations of higher education including accountability for student learning and transparency of operating functions. Contemporary public policy issues such as access, affordability, affirmative action, funding for scientific research are analyzed. Practices in accreditation, relationships among institutions to maximize opportunities for students and to provide diverse experiences in order to be prepared to enter the global society, and strategies to adapt to expanding reporting requirements will be compared and critically analyzed to determine best practices.