Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Summary of Commission Actions on Institutions

Commission -- March 13, 2008

For specific information on each institution please see the "Statement of Accreditation Status" (SAS). A "Statement of Accreditation Status" (SAS) is available online in the institution directory for each institution listed below. The SAS is the official public record of each institutionís current status and recent accreditation history, and it provides a context for Commission actions.

All actions are posted within 11 days of the meeting's end date.

For definitions of the types of actions taken, please consult the policy, "Accreditation Actions".

Candidate for Accreditation Status Granted

American University of Rome, The, Italy
Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, DC
St. Joseph's College of Nursing, NY

Accreditation Granted

Delaware College of Art and Design, DE
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, PA

Accreditation Reaffirmed via Self-Study

College of Westchester, The, NY
DeSales University, PA
Manor College, PA
Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan College, NY
Union Theological Seminary, NY

Probation Issued

Southeastern University, DC

Probation Removed and Accreditation Reaffirmed

University of Medicine/Dentistry of New Jersey, NJ

Warning Removed and Accreditation Reaffirmed

Atlantic Cape Community College, NJ
Fulton-Montgomery Community College, NY

Warning Continued

Camden County College, NJ
Gratz College, PA
Thiel College, PA

Follow-Up Reports/Candidate Reports/Visits/Developments

Arcadia University, PA
Bergen Community College, NJ
D'Youville College, NY
DeSales University, PA
H. Lavity Stoutt Community College, British Virgin Islands
Hofstra University, NY
Inter American University of Puerto Rico Fajardo, PR
Kean University, NJ
La Roche College, PA
Manhattanville College, NY
Mohawk Valley Community College, NY
Pillar College, NJ
Rockland Community College, NY
Saint Joseph's University, PA
Salisbury University, MD
Touro College, NY
Vaughn College Of Aeronautics and Technology, NY

Substantive Change

Branch Campus

American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NY