The need for a robust culture of accountability and transparency

The Competition to Be Transparent
Inside Higher Ed, September 29, 2008.

“A mere two years ago, Education Secretary Margaret Spellings’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education lambasted colleges for providing too little information to the public about how they perform. To produce “a robust culture of accountability and transparency throughout higher education,” the panel wrote in its final report, “[w]e recommend the creation of a consumer-friendly information database on higher education with useful, reliable information on institutions, coupled with a search engine to enable students, parents, policymakers and others to weigh and rank comparative institutional performance.””

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One comment on “The need for a robust culture of accountability and transparency

  1. bartolini says:

    keep (bjb)
    provides information on three of the country’s largest transparency/”consumer” Web sites, VSA/College Profile, U-CAN, and College Navigator

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