Compliance and Accreditation 101: Understanding the Basics and Managing the Process
One of the most complex areas of university operation is managing compliance and accreditation. To outside observers, the various regulations, certifications, and processes can appear labyrinthine. However, to those in the know, these issues are mostly a matter of preparation and organization. Sean Spear is manager of compliance, accreditation, and licensure for Western Governors University (WGU). He offers a general overview of accreditation and compliance for those new to the nuances.