State Approval: Creating model Reciprocal Agreements
February 10, 2011
I am pleased to welcome Paul Shiffman, Assistant Vice President for Strategic and Governmental Relations as a guest blogger. As reported in earlier blog postings, Excelsior College’s Presidents’ Forum is working on model reciprocal agreements to aid institutions in obtaining authorization to ‘operate’ in other states. Paul’s post is followed by a few updates from me on the “state authorization” issue.
The Presidents’ Forum is a collaborative of over 150 institutions offering distance higher education, associations, and stakeholder policy bodies that cover all sectors of not-for-profit and for-profit higher learning. Now in its seventh year of problem solving for online and distance educational institutions, the Forum brings together higher education leaders that have the common attribute of facing the growing challenge to access and productivity. […]