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MSCHE's USDE Recognition

USDE LogoMSCHE is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and must be reviewed by and demonstrate compliance with the Secretary of Education’s Criteria for Recognition. MSCHE appeared before the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) on March 2, 2023, where the committee recommended renewal for five years. Visit MSCHE’s USDE Recognition for more information.


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MSCHE Latest News

MSCHE Participates in CLDE Leadership Forum

On March 13-15, 2023, Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) President Heather F. Perfetti and Director for Strategic Partnerships and Advocacy Nicole Biever participated in the Civic Learning and Democracy Engagement Coalition (CLDE) Leadership Forum on Democracy, Civic Learning, and Student Success:...

MSCHE Joined Over 100 Organizations in Supporting Pell Increase

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) joined over 100 organizations in signing a letter encouraging Congress to increase the maximum Pell Grant award to $13,000. The letter to Congress states, Raising the maximum Pell award to $13,000 is an effective, targeted...

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