He questions the coherence and purpose of departmental majors, describes programs of study abroad as little more than recreational excursions, criticizes lecturers for their indifference to whether students learn anything, and, in general, holds faculty accountable for ignoring research about which teaching methods are most effective.
Public officials can finally be held accountable for their actions
I am not sure what the meanings of hold in these two examples are
I look up the dictionary
hold somebody/something + adv./prep./adj.
She is held in high regard by her students (= they have a high opinion of her).
Does it explain the meaning of hold in those two examples correctly?