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

Register for the 2019 Annual Conference!

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. Only on-site registration is available at this time.


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2019 Self-Study Institute Lays the Foundation for Institutional Success

More than 170 individuals from 65 institutions attended the annual Self-Study Institute (SSI) hosted by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) from October 28-29, 2019, in Philadelphia. A self-study requires an institution to engage in an in-depth, comprehensive, and reflective assessment...

Delegation from Moldova Visits MSCHE to Learn about Accreditation

A delegation from Moldova visited the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, to learn more about accreditation in the United States. The group of eight education officials from different institutions were participating in a program titled Higher Education...

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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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San Juan 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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