Lederman, D. (2011) Mend it, Don’t End It, Inside Higher Education, February 4
This is a useful article for those both inside and outside the USA who are baffled by the whole institutional accreditation issue in the USA. It reports on thoughtful discussions at the U.S. Federal government’s Education Department’s two-day forum on higher education accreditation.
U.S. Network for Education Information. (2011). Accreditation and quality assurance. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.
Re.Vica’s ‘Accreditation in the US‘ and ‘Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions in the USA’ (pdf)
Zemsky, R. (2009) Making Reform Work: The Case for Transforming American Higher Education Chapel Hill NC: Rutgers University Press