Thursday April 20, 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Track 5: The Impact of Accreditation & Regulation
Cecilia Tagliapietra
Institution-wide Assessment Coordinator
CETYS University System
An Integrated System of Academic Quality

A quality assurance system called SICA (Integrated System for Academic Quality), developed under the ISO 9001 methodology, helped UPC to consolidate a culture of quality, comply with WSCUC standards and successfully adequate to changes in government regulations in Peru.

Manuel Cortes Fontcuberta
Director of Academic Quality Assurance
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas
Veronica Luna
Head of Processes Design and Implementation
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas
Jose Pereyra
Vice Rector for Research and Academic Affairs
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas
Multiple Accreditation Requirements: Intersections, Overlap, and Even Contradictions

Institutions -- especially international institutions -- must adhere to a number of regulatory requirements. That commitment can be cumbersome and costly. What can be done, on a practical and operational level, to streamline processes oriented toward compliance and maximize the added value of self-study and institutional and program review processes that make us better from the inside out?

Gwen Bloomsburg
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Universidad de Las Américas
Carlos Larreategui
Universidad de Las Américas