Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Summary of Commission Actions on Institutions

Executive Committee for Substantive Change -- July 2, 2012

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

Additional Location

Adirondack Community College, NY
Bard College, NY
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, PA
Cedar Crest College, PA
College of New Jersey, The, NJ
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, PA
Genesee Community College, NY
Immaculata University, PA
Lancaster Bible College, PA
Long Island University, NY
Manhattanville College, NY
Millersville University of Pennsylvania, PA
Montgomery County Community College, PA
Niagara County Community College, NY
Relay Graduate School of Education, NY
Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, NY
SUNY College at Oneonta, NY
SUNY Empire State College, NY
University of Rochester, NY
Warren County Community College, NJ
West Chester University of Pennsylvania, PA
Wilkes University, PA
Wilson College, PA

Alternative Delivery Method

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, PA
Inter American University of Puerto Rico Guayama, PR
Ithaca College, NY
Rider University, NJ
Stockton University, NJ
SUNY Maritime College, NY

Contractual Arrangement

Lancaster Bible College, PA
SUNY at Buffalo, NY

New Degree Level

Helene Fuld College of Nursing, NY
Villa Maria College of Buffalo, NY
York College of Pennsylvania, PA

New Program

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA

Site Closure

Eastern University, PA
Long Island University, NY
SUNY Buffalo State, NY
Touro College, NY
Towson University, MD
York College of Pennsylvania, PA


King's College, The, NY