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Published solely on the Web since October 2003. Previous issues were distributed in print, and several are linked below as .pdf files.

Articles in the June 2014 issue:

  • Council makes 23 decisions; five new schools accredited
  • Accreditation workshop planned
  • Reminder: Update retention and graduation data
  • August Council meeting details
  • Information session at AEJMC conference in Montreal
  • Council elects members to Accrediting Committee
  • After 17 years, Cochran steps down from Council
  • AEJMC, ASJMC appoint Council representatives
  • Accreditation timeline
  • Noncompliance findings
  • Accreditation resources

 

Articles in the February 2014 issue:

  • ACEJMC receives CHEA recognition
  • Accreditation workshop planned
  • Accrediting Committee to meet March 22
  • Committee Meeting Discussion Schedule
  • Schedule of 2014-15 site visits
  • Member and program updates
  • Nominations Committee appointed
  • Accreditation timeline
  • Calendar reminders

Articles in the November 2013 issue:

  • Clarifying the 72-hour-credit rule
  • Accreditation workshop planned for 2014
  • Master's programs must publish retention/graduation data
  • Task force to examine required compliance on all standards
  • Thompson to chair appeals board
  • Geimann to lead finance committee
  • Jones will chair membership committee
  • Diversity fund established in memory of Raul Ramirez
  • Member and program update
  • Calendar reminders

Articles in the June 2013 issue:

  • Council approves probation and suspension measures
  • Fall Council meeting information
  • Council officers, Committee members elected
  • Noncompliance findings
  • Member and program updates
  • ASJMC, AEJMC elect Council representatives
  • Bosley reappointed as public member
  • Calendar
  • Accrediting Council decisions

 

Articles in the February 2013 issue:

  • CHEA recognition deferral provides Council time to implement changes
  • Accrediting Committee meeting information
  • Accrediting Committee meeting discussion schedule
  • Accreditation Resources
  • 2013-14 Site Visit Schedule
  • Accreditation Timeline
  • Calendar
  • Member/program updates


Articles in the October 2012 issue:

  • Council approves standards revisions, including 80-65 credit rule
  • Assessment guide among new accreditation resources
  • Accreditation workshop draws a crowd
  • Council revises membership bylaws
  • Appeals Board appointed
  • CHEA recognition process continues
  • PRSA appoints Mark Hass to Council
  • Accreditation timeline reminders
  • Calendar
  • Member/program updates

Articles in the June 2012 issue:

  • Council to address standards revisions, including 80-65 credit rule
  • Standards review survey results
  • Fall Council meeting details
  • Accreditation workshop scheduled
  • ACEJMC receives grants for minority dues
  • CHEA recognition process continues
  • ASJMC, AEJMC representatives elected
  • Committee officers, members elected
  • New public member appointed
  • Member/program updates
  • Assessment and standards noncompliance

Articles in the February 2012 issue:

  • Accrediting Committee to meet in Chicago/discussion schedule
  • 2012-13 Site Visit Schedule
  • Appeals Board appointed
  • Member and program updates
  • Letter helps promote value of accreditation

Articles in the November 2011 issue:

  • Workshop planned to assist administrators with accreditation process
  • Standards Review Committee to survey programs
  • Armstrong appointed new public member
  • CHEA recognition review under way
  • Dues adjusted for professional and educator organizations
  • Council provides guidance on repeat noncompliances
  • Council approves accreditation affiliation requirement for educator members
  • Member and program updates

Articles in the June 2011 issue:

  • Standards review under way
  • Accrediting Council to meet Sept. 9 in Chicago
  • Dues increase to take effect
  • Assessment continues to lead noncompliances
  • Member and Program update
  • Council makes accreditation decisions

Articles in the February 2011 issue

  • A message from Accrediting Council President Peter Bhatia
  • Accrediting Committee meeting information and schedule
  • 2011-12 Site Visit Schedule
  • Member and Program Updates
  • CHEA offers quick accreditation videos

 

October 2010, Vol. 17, No . 3

  • Dues increase for schools approved; member dues under consideration
  • Council steps back from paperless self-studies
  • When the site team and the Accrediting Committee don’t agree
  • New brochures promote value of accreditation
  • Accreditation Timeline reminders
  • Assessment leads noncompliances in standards – again
  • Anderson to chair Standards Review Committee
  • Parsons appointed chair of Appeals Board
  • Member/program updates
  • Meetings calendar

June 2010, Vol. 17, No. 2

  • Accreditation changes in place
  • Council to address membership, financial concerns
  • Council officers, Committee members elected
  • ASJMC names representatives
  • Avoid these self-study pitfalls
  • Information session scheduled at AEJMC
  • Member updates
  • Accreditation decisions made
  • Meetings calendar

February 2010, Vol. 17, No. 1

  • Accrediting Committee to meet; schedule for reviews
  • 2010-11 site visit schedule
  • Council member killed in accident; scholarship established
  • Member/program updates
  • Meetings calendar

October 2009, Vol. 16, No. 3

  • Council amends standards language to address industry changes, growing international interest
  • Meeting materials available online
  • Appeals Board appointed
  • RTDNA name change
  • Meetings calendar

June 2009, Vol. 16, No. 2

  • John Paluszek to lead Global Alliance
  • Trevor Brown headed to Columbia
  • Plans made for Chicago meeting
  • AEJMC session scheduled
  • New Council members named
  • Council actions
  • Strategic plans earn high marks
  • Member and program updates
  • Meetings calendar

February 2009, Vol. 16, No. 1

  • Accrediting Committee to meet in Chicago
  • Two new Council members named
  • Cochran to retire from RTNDA
  • Member and program updates
  • Site-team training workshop held in Portland
  • Meetings calendar
  • 2009-2010 site visit schedule

October 2008, Vol. 15, No. 3

  • Guidebook for new members available
  • Doug Anderson returns to Council
  • Site team training planned
  • Council meeting builds a better understanding
  • Callahan will head Appeals Board
  • Member and program updates
  • Reinardy joins ACEJMC staff
  • Committee, Councl meetings scheduled

June 2008, Vol. 15, No. 2

  • Team chairs to speak at August meeting
  • International Committee appointed
  • Committee officers, members elected
  • New Council members named
  • Council accredits two new schools
  • ACEJMC to have program for schools
  • Training program scheduled for November
  • Committee, Council meetings scheduled

February 2008, Vol. 15, No. 1

  • Council member to retire
  • Committee to meet
  • Appeals Board named
  • Member and program updates
  • Meetings calendar
  • Visit schedule
October 2007, Vol. 14, No. 3
  • New public member appointed
  • American Journalism Historian Association new member
  • Finance committee appointed
  • Jeff Cohen elected to Accrediting Committee
  • ACEJMC discusses National Research Council changes
  • Former presidents write guide for new members
  • Nineteen participate in training workshop
  • Meetings calendar

June 2007, Vol. 14, No. 2

  • Council elects officers, accredits schools, discusses diversity standard
  • Council to meet Aug. 31 in Chicago
  • Ceppos, Keyes to write Council guide
  • Site team training
  • AEJMC convention
  • Meetings calendar

February 2007, Vol. 14, No. 1

  • Accrediting Committee to Meet March 24 in Chicago
  • Council to Meet May 4-5 in Portland, Ore.
  • President Keyes Appoints Nominations Committee
  • 2007-08 Site Visit Schedule
  • Dean at University of Nevada, Reno, Dies in Car Accident
  • Member and program updates
  • Meetings calendar

October 2006, Vol. 13, No. 3

  • Council approves self-study language, adopts Appeals Board recommendation
  • Finance Committee to discuss organization dues at March meeting
  • Council to meet May 4-5 in Portland
  • New Appeals Board
  • Graduate reviews now accredited separately
  • Member and program updates
  • Meetings calendar

June 2006, Vol. 13 No. 2

  • Council accredits 19 schools at May meeting
  • Keyes returns to her academic roots
  • Council continues ethics discussion
  • Changes effective for graduate reviews
  • School dues to increase
  • Council schedules meetings for 2006-07
  • Kara Lynch joines ACEJMC
  • Albers thanks Council members

Feb. 2006, Vol. 13 No. 1

  • Accrediting Committee: River North this time
  • Appeals Board appointed
  • Council President's paper named diversity leader
  • Timeline of changes
  • 2006 - 2007 site visit schedule
  • Higginson leaves Council office
  • Member and program updates
  • Meetings calendar

Oct. 2005, Vol. 12 No. 3

  • Team chairs discuss changes
  • Council seeks information to spotlight ethics
  • Study: Accredited schools seek diverse faculty aggressively, consistently
  • Initial accreditation: arrange a consultant through ACEJMC
  • Timeline of changes
  • Ceppos announces retirement
  • Meetings calendar

May 2005, Vol. 12 No. 2

  • Training for team chairs: required
  • Council to offer two sessions at AEJMC convention
  • Ethics committee will collect information
  • Three new schools accredited
  • Council elects Accrediting Committee members
  • Council moves to limit individual influence
  • Keyes appoints finance and membership committees
  • ASJMC honors two Committee members
  • Organizations appoint new representatives
  • Update your Council e-mail addresses
  • Meetings calendar

February 2005, Vol. 12 No. 1

  • Keyes appoints Committee on Ethics Instruction
  • Timeline of changes in policy, procedures, etc.
  • 2005 - 2006 site visit schedule
  • Appeals Board appointed
  • Beverly Kees dies
  • Member and program updates
  • Meetings calendar

September 2004, Vol. 11 No. 3

  • Council to sharpen focus on ethics
  • One person, one vote, one time
  • Brown elected, replaces Spaniolo on Committee
  • Two-year provisional accreditation: the devil in the details
  • Graduate review reports defined
  • Council clarifies policies
  • Nov. 1 deadlines loom
  • New Council members
  • Member, program updates

June 2004, Vol. 11 No. 2

  • Council elects Saundra Keyes president
  • Graduate review policy set
  • Ceppos calls for focus on ethics
  • New standards clarified
  • Council elects Committee members, officers
  • Provisional accreditation period extended
  • Perspectives on accreditation: Judith Watkins of CHEA
  • Arthuf W. Page Society joins Council
  • Summary of accrediting actions, May 2004
  • Updates, calendar

February 2004, Vol. 11 No. 1

  • Assessment schedule applies to all schools
  • New team report structure tested
  • 2004 - 2005 site visit schedule
  • Updates
  • Calendar

October 2003, Vol. 10 No. 3

  • Council adopts revised standards
  • Principles of accreditation amended
  • Assessment plans should be on the books now
  • Graduate reviews still under study
  • Conflict of interest policy amended
  • Ceppos appoints three committees
  • School discussion agendas to be more structured
  • Briefs
  • Updates
  • Calendar

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June 2003, Vol. 10, No. 2

  • New standards approach finish line
  • New standards: the schedule
  • Graduate reviews reviewed
  • The new standards: history and background
  • Fall meeting to address more topics than new standards
  • Council elects new Committee members
  • That's a wrap: team training program
  • Accreditation decisions
  • In brief: diversity book; newsletter to web-only distribution; Accred-L list discontinued
  • Calendar; member and program updates

March 2003, Vol. 10, No. 1

  • Assessment on the schedule
  • Final team training session planned for Portland
  • Writing the book on best practices in diversity
  • 2003 - 2004 site visit schedule
  • Ceppos appoints Nominating Committee

November 2002, Vol. 9, No. 3

  • Revised standards sent for response
  • Session on standards
  • Graduate program review: toward definitions, criteria
  • Researchers visit ACEJMC offices to study effects of Standard 12
  • Flores wins diversity award
  • Appeals Board appointed
  • Diversity booklet on track
  • Team training: one more time

June 2002, Vol. 9, No. 2

  • Revised standards on the horizon
  • Graduate-level reviews: criteria to come
  • Important: Change of address for Council offices
  • Diversity book progresses
  • CHEA gives ACEJMC thumbs-up
  • ASJMC selects representatives to the Council
  • Self-study tables will change to match Census data format
  • Standard 12 still leads in non-compliance findings
  • Council elects new Committee members and officers
  • Accreditation decisions, May 2002

March 2002, Vol. 9, No. 1

  • Site visitors trained in Arlington, Portland; total tops 120
  • CHEA review proceeds
  • ACEJMC President Ceppos to get Sass Award from ASJMC
  • Knight Foundation awards grant to support diversity best-practices book
  • Visit schedule, 2002 - 2003
  • Ceppos names nominating committee

November 2001, Vol. 8, No. 3

  • Council revises Standard 3: Curriculum
  • Principles prompt fresh look at all standards
  • CHEA's review of ACEJMC practices proceeds
  • Council cancels interim and focused progress reports
  • Teams to apply more rigor in grad reviews
  • Assessment: a guidebook and a schedule
  • Put assessment on your calendar
  • Call for advertising, broadcast professionals for team training
  • The book on diversity
  • SPJ honors Steve Geimann
  • Appeals Board, 2002 - 2003

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