ACBSP Welcomes The College Board as a New Corporate Member
Monday, May 20, 2013
Posted by: Melinda Dorning
Welcomes The College Board as a New Corporate Member
Board, based in New York, NY, recently joined ACBSP as a corporate member. The
College Board is a not-for-profit membership organization committed to
excellence and equality in education with a mission to connect students to
college success and opportunity.
OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA (May 20, 2013) The
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org welcomes The College Board as a new
corporate member. The College Board will partner with ACBSP to offer its
College Level Examination Program (CLEP), http://clep.collegeboard.org/, to
ACBSP-accredited colleges and universities.
has been the most widely trusted credit-by-examination program for over 40 years,
accepted by 2,900 colleges and universities and administered in over 1,700 test
centers. CLEP supports the goals of ACBSP-accredited institutions in the
may use CLEP for business courses as part of required program elements
and/or prerequisites for undergraduate or graduate degrees.
may choose to use CLEP exams as formative and/or summative assessments to
support ACBSP Quality Assurance Standard #4 ("Measurement and
Analysis of Student Learning and Performance").
may choose to award credit for CLEP exams that allow a student to use CLEP
credit to move into higher-level business courses and/or fulfill
Business faculty from ACBSP member schools
already using CLEP for their business programs will share best practices during
a presentation on Friday, June 21 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. MT. The
presentation, titled "CLEP: An Affordable
and Efficient Answer to your Assessment and CPC Needs,” is part of the ACBSP Accreditation Conference at the
Hilton Salt Lake City Center. CLEP will also have an exhibit booth at the
Corporate Membership is granted to business corporations, foundations, professional
associations, and non-profit organizations with strategic interests in
influencing collegiate business education and supportive of the objectives of
The College Board
College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects
students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board
was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership
association is made up of more than 6,000 of the world’s leading educational
institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education.
Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for
a successful transition to college through programs and services in college
readiness and college success — including the SAT® and the Advanced
Placement Program®. The organization also serves the education
community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and
schools. For further information, visit www.collegeboard.org.
is recognized by the Council for
Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a specialized accreditation agency for
business education. ACBSP currently has 1,171 member campuses, 183 of which are
located outside of the U.S. Of those campuses, 603 have achieved accreditation
and more than 200 are in candidacy for accreditation. Individual members on
these campuses now exceed 9,900.