Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Summary of Commission Actions on Institutions

Executive Committee for Substantive Change -- September 1, 2010

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

Athabasca University, Canada
Cecil College, MD
College of Saint Elizabeth, NJ
Culinary Institute of America, The, NY
Daemen College, NY
Delaware Valley University, PA
Gwynedd Mercy University, PA
Hood College, MD
Lebanon Valley College, PA
Mohawk Valley Community College, NY
National Defense University, DC
Raritan Valley Community College, NJ
Saint Francis University, PA
Strayer University, DC
SUNY Empire State College, NY
Union Graduate College, NY
University of the District of Columbia, DC
Washington Adventist University, MD
William Paterson University of New Jersey, NJ
Wilmington University, DE

Alternative Delivery Method

Columbia Central University, PR
Inter American University of Puerto Rico Barranquitas, PR
National Defense University, DC
Teachers College of Columbia University, NY
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, MD

Contractual Arrangement

Gwynedd Mercy University, PA
New York University, NY
Raritan Valley Community College, NJ
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, MD


Montgomery College, MD
Montgomery College Germantown Campus, MD
Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus, MD

New Degree Level

American College, The (of Financial Services), PA
Holy Family University, PA
LIM College, NY
San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, PR
St. Francis College, NY

Site Closure

Nyack College, NY