Dr. Heather Perfetti Ranked on City & State New York’s 100 Power List

Dr. Heather Perfetti, President, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Dr. Heather Perfetti, President, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

City & State New York has included Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) President Dr. Heather Perfetti on its list of the 100 most powerful people in New York’s higher education community.

Dr. Perfetti was featured as No. 31 on the publication’s list of the “most influential people in academia statewide, including leaders of some of New York’s best-known colleges, universities and professional schools.”

31. Heather Perfetti
President, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

College can be nerve-wracking for students, especially when it’s time for final exams. For college presidents, the accreditation process can be equally stressful. In New York, more than 200 institutions of higher education are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which has been led since last summer by Heather Perfetti. When Perfetti came on as president, she promised to remain focused on upholding rigorous educational standards while also promoting social justice and standing against institutional racism.

The 2021 Higher Education Power 100 list includes numerous presidents and other individuals from MSCHE member institutions.

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