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March 1, 2012
Contact: Timothy Willard
(202) 955-6126

CHEA Joins With Higher Education Associations in
Higher Education Compliance Alliance

(Washington, DC) – The Higher Education Compliance Alliance an online resource of information on federal law and regulation that affects higher education was launched on March 1, 2012. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) is a founding member of the Alliance.

Spearheaded by the National Association of College and University Attorneys, the Alliance is a partnership of 20 national higher education associations. The Alliance Website compiles information provided by participating organizations.

“CHEA is pleased to be a part of the Higher Education Compliance Alliance,” said CHEA President Judith Eaton. “Colleges and universities, accrediting organizations and others seeking information on law and regulation governing higher education and accreditation will find a wealth of information on the Alliance Website.”

For additional comprehensive information on accreditation-related issues, visit the CHEA Website at


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A national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations. For more information, visit CHEA’s Website at

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