SHEEO has compiled a list of resources related to state authorization. Resources are categorized by type and listed in alphabetical order.
Kinser, K. & Lane, J. E. (2017). An overview of authorization and quality assurance of higher education institutions. Background paper prepared for the 2017/18 Global Education Monitoring Report. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Arnold, N., Voight, M., Morales, J., & Coleman, A. (2019). Informing improvement: Recommendations for enhancing accreditor data-use to promote student success and equity. Institute for Higher Education Policy.
Coleman, A. L., Taylor, T. E., Little, B. M., and Lipper, K. E. (2015). Getting our house in order: Transforming the federal regulation of higher education as America prepares for the challenges of tomorrow. EducationCounsel.
Contreras, A.L., Thompson, S.J., Poulin, R., & Dowd, C. (2017). State authorization of colleges and universities: A handbook for institutions and agencies. WICHE Cooperativefor Educational Technologies.
Harnisch, T., Nassirian, B., Saddler, A., & Coleman, A. (2016). Enhancing state authorization: The need for action by states as stewards of higher education performance. State-federal partnerships in postsecondary education. Education Commissionof the States.
Shireman, R. & Mattes, M. (2018). Comments of The Century Foundation’s senior fellow Robert Shireman and policy associate Margaret Mattes regarding the authorization of New York’s postsecondary institutions to participate in the state authorization reciprocity agreement and the approval of out-of-state postsecondary institutions for distance learning. The Century Foundation.
Tandberg, D. A., Bruecker, E. M., & Weeden, D. D. (2019, July). Improving state authorization: The state role in ensuring quality and consumer protection in higher education. State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.