Higher Education Acronyms and Resource Links

AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
AAM American Association of Museums
ABET Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
ACEN Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
ACHA American College Health Association
ACS American Chemical Society
ACUHO Association of College and University Housing Officers
AIR Association for Institutional Research
ASBMB American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
CAATE Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Education
CAPACS Commission on the Accreditation of Programs in Applied and Clinical Sociology
CDS Common Data Set
CHEA Council for Higher Education Accreditation
CIRP Cooperative Institutional Research Program
COC Commission on Colleges
ECIS European Council of International Schools
ETS Educational Testing Service
FETPIP Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program
HERI Higher Education Research Institute
ICUF Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida
IPEDS Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
NAICU National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
NASM National Association of Schools of Music
NSSE National Survey of Student Engagement
OPPAGA The Florida Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability
SACS Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
SAIR Southern Association for Institutional Research
SCUP Society for College and University Planning
SSI Student Satisfaction Inventory
U-CAN University and College Accountability Network