Posted Date: October 15, 2018

Author:  Office of Postsecondary Education

Subject: Negotiated Rulemaking Committee - Negotiator Nominations and Schedule of Committee Meetings - Accreditation and Innovation

On October 15, 2018, the Department published a notice in the Federal Register announcing its intent to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee to prepare proposed regulations to address accreditation and innovation.

The Federal Register notice also requested nominations for individual negotiators who represent key stakeholder constituencies for the issues to be negotiated to serve on the committee and announced a schedule for committee meetings.  In addition, the notice requested nominations for individuals with pertinent expertise to participate on one of three topic-based subcommittees: Distance Learning and Educational Innovation; Faith-Based Entities; and, TEACH Grants. Locations for the committee and subcommittee meetings will be announced in a subsequent Federal Register Notice.

As provided in the Federal Register notice, the deadline for submitting nominations is Thursday, November 15, 2018.

Complete information is provided in the Federal Register notice.


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