Linking Accreditation and the Malcolm Baldrige Framework

Academic Leader

When resource and accountability pressures were less intense, the academic mission and programs of colleges and universities provided the primary focus for institutional accreditation. Today, the broad challenges confronting higher education—national, state, and institutional pressures for fiscal constraint, accountability, attention to learning outcomes assessment, productivity measurement, mission clarity and distinctiveness, and institutional structure—all converge in accreditation discussions.

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