MSCHE Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be a global concern, and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has received a number of inquiries about its operations. MSCHE understands that this is a difficult time for institutions and is committed to working with all impacted MSCHE members. Get the latest updates at

MSCHE Fall 2020 Virtual Events

MSCHE is delivering a series of live webinar and training opportunities for fall 2020. The offerings include a mix of free and fee-based sessions that explore best practices from MSCHE staff and membership experts as well as accreditation activities and important policies and procedures. Learn more


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MSCHE COVID-19 Institutional Response Survey (Summer/Fall 2020)

Introduction Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) member institutions and their students, faculty, and staff have quickly and innovatively shown tremendous resilience and resolve during the challenging times created by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Commission was interested in garnering responses from...

MSCHE Announces Actions From Its November 2020 Meeting

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has made public the accreditation actions approved at its November 19, 2020, meeting. The Commission meeting, the first held under the presidency of Dr. Heather F. Perfetti, was conducted in an all virtual format due to the...

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Applying, Assessing, and Documenting Effective Board Governance (fee based)

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Guided Conversations: MSCHE Accreditation Standards and Community and Civic Engagement Session I

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