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Levels of Authority and Review

1.     External                                                          


  • Governmental
  • Higher Education Re-authorization Act
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • Higher Education General Information Survey
  • Office of Student Financial Aid
  • Other


  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • Association to Advance Schools of Business
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council of Education for Public Health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission
  • Other

2.     Regional

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education

3.     State


  • Maryland Higher Education Commission
  • Washington D.C. Education Licensing Commission
  • State Council on Higher Education for Virginia
  • Other state boards of higher education


  • Maryland Independent College and University Association

4.     University

  • Faculty
  • Department
  • Dean’s Office
  • School Academic Council
  • Provost’s Office
  • Council of Deans