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October 7, 2014

(Source: Diverse Issues in Higher Education, by staff writer, Catherine Morris)

HSI Advocates Question Relevancy, Accuracy of College Ratings Systems

The Obama administration’s announcement of a proposed college ratings system has set off alarm bells at minority serving institutions across the country. At a town hall meeting at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) conference, higher education professionals discussed how the rollout of the ratings system may impact Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs). Read Article>>


Questions from the audience of HACU's Town Hall “Higher Education Rankings and Ratings: Do they measure up?” part of HACU’s 28th Annual Conference. The Town Hall was moderated by: Michael V. Martin, Ph.D., Chancellor of the Colorado State University System University System, Panel members included: Lorelle L. Espinosa, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President for Policy Research and Strategy, ACE;Richard R. Rush, Ph.D., President, California State University, Channel Islands; and the Honorable Jamienne Studley, Deputy Under Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.