MSCHE Statement on Explosion in Beirut

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is saddened to hear about the loss of life and widespread injuries caused by the devastating explosion at the Port of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. We understand in a communication from American University of Beirut President Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri to his faculty, staff, and student community that the institution has been impacted by the disaster and at the same time is lending much needed medical assistance through the American University of Beirut Medical Center. The Commission extends its heartfelt prayers to all of those impacted.