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A Supporting Role: How Accreditors Can Help Promote the Success of Community College Students

Radha Roy Biswas

To what extent can the accreditation process drive significant improvement in student persistence and completion at institutions that undergo the peer review process, particularly for students from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education? Because this inquiry was prepared for Achieving the Dream, a national initiative on community college student success involving 15 states and more than 80 community colleges, the particular interest is accreditation as it plays out in the community college sector.