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GEOFFREY ALDERMAN CENSORED BY THE SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES & SCHOOLS

Geoffrey Alderman issues this statement in a purely personal capacity.


"Last year I accepted an invitation from the Southern Assocoiation of Colleges & Schools (SACS), based in Georgia, USA, to make a presentation to its annual meeting in Atlanta in December 2005.


The presentation involved, inter alia, a critique of the SACS' university and college accreditation methodology.

In January 2006 I was pleased to receive from SACS details of the very positive feedback on that presentation. I was invited to propose a subject for a presentation at the forthcoming SACS annual meeting, which will take place in Orlando, Florida, next December.

Meanwhile, the "Chronicle of Higher Education ran a long article (13 January 2006) on American InterContinental University (AIU). This article triggered a lively debate on the Chronicle's "Forum" website, in which my colleague Dr Grace Telesco (South Florida Campus) and I (London Campus) took part, in defence of the university…