Higher Education Groups Issue Transfer Guidelines

Three higher education associations issued a joint statement Friday on student transfer and the awarding of college credits -- an area that has drawn increasing criticism in recent years. The guidelines from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and the American Council on Education is based on an "essential principle" that every college and university determines its own approach to the transfer of credit. The groups said the guidelines should be used as a tool to develop institutional policies but should not be used in lieu of those policies.

Read more at Inside Higher Ed: https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2017/10/06/higher-education-groups-issue-transfer-guidelines