Save The Date – 2018 Annual Conference

It’s not too early to mark your calendars for the Annual Conference scheduled for November 28-30, 2018, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Additional information will be available in late August 2018. Read more about the 2018 Annual Conference.


On July 18, 2018, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education Executive Committee required The Art Institute of Philadelphia and The Art Institute of Pittsburgh to Show Cause by August 31, 2018. Read the full statement here.


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MSCHE Statement on Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Art Institutes Show Cause

MSCHE Statement on the Show Cause Actions for The Art Institute of Pittsburgh and The Art Institute of Philadelphia Issued July 19, 2018 At its meeting on July 18, 2018, the Executive Committee of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) acted...

Middle States Earns Five-Year Renewal of Federal Recognition

MSCHE received official notification in May 2018 from the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) that renewed MSCHE’s federal recognition for five years. The notice comes following recommendations from both the USDE staff and National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI).  “The...

Actions Taken by the Commission at the March 2018 Meeting and the April 2018 Substantive Change Meeting

The Commission’s most recent meeting was held on March 15 in Philadelphia. The Commission took 61 actions, including reaffirmation of accreditation and granting candidacy status. For complete details on the March meeting, click on Actions taken at the June Commission meeting will be...

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Buffalo Town Hall

You are invited to a Middle States Commission on Higher Education Town Hall Thursday,…

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Self-Study Institute (By Invitation Only)

About the Institute The Self-Study Institute is a two and a half day workshop, sponsored by the…

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