Fiscal and Strategic Technical Assistance Program, Institutional Lessons for Accreditation Reaffirmation
Programs that provide technical assistance and financial support during the reaffirmation process are instrumental in sustaining institutional compliance, especially for HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions. This report shares key lessons and best practices to better inform the accreditation efforts of low-resource institutions.
Accreditation is essential for the operational vitality and long-term stability of colleges and universities. It is an ongoing evaluation process used to assure and improve the quality of higher education institutions and programs. For HBCUs—and other low-resourced institutions—programs that provide technical assistance and financial support during the accreditation process are instrumental in preparing for accreditation reaffirmation.