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Rich Vedder Hearts Accreditation (Not!)



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In a Minding the Campus essay, Rich Vedder gives his top ten reasons why our accreditation system is worse than useless.

If it weren’t for the artificial prop given to the six regional accreditation bodies by the federal government — they get to decide whether a school will be able to take federal financial-aid money through students — these antiquated institutions would probably wither in short order. What college leader thinks their services are worth the expense?



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