Celebrating 100 Years: 1919-2019

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019. From mission-centric standards that acknowledge the diversity of MSCHE institutions to a focus on the student learning experience, continuous reflection in the service of institutional improvement has been the hallmark of MSCHE throughout its history. Take a look back at the highlights. Read more

Annual Conference Registration Is Open!

Coinciding with the Commission’s 100th anniversary, the 2019 Annual Conference (Dec. 9-11, 2019) will focus on Innovating for Student Success: New Ideas, Practices, and Services in Higher Education. Hear from nationally recognized thought leaders and access more concurrent sessions than ever before. Learn More and register now for the best rates.


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MSCHE Signs DACA Amicus Brief

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) was among the 44 higher education groups signing an amicus brief submitted on October 4, 2019, by the American Council on Education (ACE) urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the legality of Deferred Action for Childhood...

Albany Plays Host to First Town Hall of 2019-20

Albany played host to the first of three Town Halls presented by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) on Sept. 26, 2019. The Town Hall followed a proven format that began with Commission staff hosting a breakfast for area presidents and...

MSCHE Staff Score with C-RAC Retreat

A contingent of staff from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) made their way to Atlanta for the biennial Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC) retreat from August 26-28, 2019. Hosted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on...

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2019 Self-Study Institute (By Invitation Only)

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2019 Annual Conference (Open to the Public)

2019 MSCHE Annual Conference Registration Now Open! December 9-11,…

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