Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Summary of Commission Actions on Institutions

Executive Committee for Substantive Change -- June 27, 2016

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 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".

Substantive Change

Teach-out Plan

Graduate School, DC

Site Closure/Teach-out Plan

Lancaster Bible College, PA

Additional Location

Elizabethtown College, PA
Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, The, NY
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, PA
Montgomery College, MD
Neumann University, PA
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Relay Graduate School of Education, NY
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, PA
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, PA
Utica College, NY

Additional Location - Re-Classification

Adelphi University, NY
Garrett College, MD
Holy Family University, PA
Loyola University Maryland, MD
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ
University of Scranton, PA

Additional Location - Relocation

Bard College, NY
SUNY Empire State College, NY

Alternative Delivery Method

Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York, NY
Manor College, PA
Molloy College, NY
SUNY College at Cortland, NY
SUNY College at New Paltz, NY
Union Theological Seminary, NY

Branch Campus - Re-Classification

Saint Peter's University, NJ

Contractual Arrangement

Clarion University of Pennsylvania, PA
Gwynedd Mercy University, PA
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, PA

New Degree Level

Delaware Technical Community College, DE
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, PA
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, PA
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, PA
Lackawanna College, PA
Roberts Wesleyan College, NY
Rowan University, NJ
Union Theological Seminary, NY
University of Delaware, DE

Site Closure

Chesapeake College, MD
Daemen College, NY