At its September 29-30, 2014 Board of Directors meeting, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) granted Recognition to CAATE, a vote of approval for CAATE’s effectiveness in assuring and improving quality in higher education. Read the CHEA letter.
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation is a national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation. Recognition signifies to the higher education community and the public that the accrediting organization:
- Serves institutions and programs with the highest regard for integrity of practice and ethical behavior and demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
- Promotes academic quality and continuous improvement
- Serves higher education, students, and the public by communicating its accreditation decisions
- Makes determinations about academic quality in higher education
- Implements and enforces its standards and policies
- Acknowledges and affirms the institution and program mission and purposes
The CAATE undergoes a full recognition review every 10 years.