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 Staff Observe July NACIQI Meeting

Three staff members from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education attended the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI)meeting held in Alexandria, VA, from July 30–31, 2019. President-Elect Dr. Heather Perfetti; Ms. Mary Beth Kait, Senior Director for Regulatory Affairs;...

New Communication, Public Disclosures Policies and Procedures Approved

The Communication in the Accreditation Process Policy and Procedures and Public Disclosures Policy and Procedure were approved through ballot by member institutions on August 5, 2019. The revisions to these two policies and procedures will become effective September 1, 2019. The documents can...

MSCHE Formalizes Separation from MSA, Amends Bylaws

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) officially withdrew from the Middle States Association (MSA) on July 1, 2019. The withdrawal was approved by the Board of Trustees of MSA and the Executive Committee of MSCHE in May 2019. The withdrawal from...

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Albany Town Hall

Town Halls allow the Commission to update members on topics ranging from changes at MSCHE to the political environment…

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2019 Self-Study Institute (By Invitation Only)

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