Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Summary of Commission Actions on Institutions

Executive Committee for Substantive Change -- April 29, 2009

The following Executive Committee for Substantive Change actions are included within the scope of the institutions accreditation unless stated otherwise. 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 institution’s 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".

Follow-Up Reports/Candidate Reports/Visits/Developments

Cazenovia College, NY
College of Staten Island of the City University of New York, NY
Franklin and Marshall College, PA
Genesee Community College, NY
New York University, NY
North Country Community College, NY
Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, PA
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, PR

Substantive Change

Additional Location

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, NY
Bryant & Stratton College, NY
Cairn University, PA
Cazenovia College, NY
College of Saint Elizabeth, NJ
Delaware State University, DE
Delaware Valley University, PA
Eastern University, PA
Felician University, NJ
Gratz College, PA
Marist College, NY
Sojourner - Douglass College, MD
SUNY at Buffalo, NY
SUNY Upstate Medical University, NY
Villanova University, PA

Alternative Delivery Method

Dominican College of Blauvelt, NY
Dowling College, NY
Finger Lakes Community College, NY
Inter American University of Puerto Rico Guayama, PR
St. Joseph's College, New York, NY

Change in Control

Pittsburgh Technical College, PA

Change in Mission/Goals

Inter American University of Puerto Rico Metropolitan Campus, PR

New Degree Level

Maria College of Albany, NY
Messiah College, PA