The 101 on NACIQI
Accreditors play a key role in the quality assurance and oversight of higher education institutions and are stewards of billions of taxpayer dollars, but who watches the watchdogs? The little known but important National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) fills this role by providing independent oversight of our nation’s accrediting agencies. But who sits on this committee and what does it really do? This fact sheet outlines what NACIQI is, what it reviews, and what happens to accreditors who don’t pass muster.