Advocacy at the Forefront

As an institutional accreditor, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) prides itself on advocating on behalf of students and its institutions. Recent efforts have included pushes to double Pell grants, clarify the status for international students, and expand broadband access. Read more about MSCHE’s the latest efforts.

MSCHE Launches Podcast Series

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is proud to introduce its first podcast series: MSCHE Pillars of Change. The podcast spotlights highly-effective institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

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New Book Spotlights Best Practices in Assessment, Includes MSCHE Members

What are some of the best practices in assessment by higher education institutions? A new book published by the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE), Exemplars of Assessment in Higher Education: Diverse Approaches to Addressing Accreditation Standards, spotlights a...

Offices to Close for Juneteenth

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education will be closing at noon on Friday, June 18, 2021, in observance of Juneteenth.  This year, MSCHE added Juneteenth, a day commemorating the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the United States, as a staff holiday to recognize this important moment in our nation’s history. The celebration of Juneteenth is a component of the Commission’s overall strategic initiative on advocacy, and a commitment...

MSCHE Urges Flexibility in USDE Title IX Review

In response to the request by the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDE) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for comments to improve enforcement of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) submitted written feedback on...

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Verification of Compliance Training

MSCHE staff will host Live Question & Answer Sessions on the Verification of Compliance with…

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