Statements

MSCHE Joins C-RAC in Advocating for More Funds in COVID Relief Package

In a letter to congressional leaders, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education joined members of the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC) in urging additional support in the next COVID relief package to support quality postsecondary opportunities for students and bolster the…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

MSCHE Signs Amicus Briefs Challenging Now-Rescinded ICE Rule and Title IX Timing

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) continues to endorse efforts to protect students and support its institutions through signing various amicus briefs or letters of support. While the proposed rule was ultimately rescinded by the Trump administration on July 14, 2020,…

Continue Reading

MSCHE Supports Legislation for Broadband Access

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education was among 60 organizations to support legislation introduced on May 13, 2020, calling for funding to help provide broadband access to higher education students in need. TheĀ Supporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act was…

Continue Reading

MSCHE Provides Feedback to USDE for Distance Education and Innovation Rulemaking

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) had the opportunity to provide comments for proposed rulemaking related to Distance Education and Innovation. Writing on behalf of the Commission, President Elizabeth H. Sibolski and President-Elect Heather F. Perfetti remarked that MSCHE is supportive…

Continue Reading

MSCHE May 2020 Membership Updates Related to Recent and Upcoming Commission Activities

On behalf of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), we hope that this memorandum finds you, your colleagues, students, and your loved ones safe and in good health as we continue to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We recognize and…

Continue Reading

MSCHE Endorses Statement of Principles on Acceptance of Credit

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) on April 30, 2020, formally endorsed two statements: a Statement of Principles on Acceptance of Credit issued on behalf of the American Association of Community Colleges, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, American Council…

Continue Reading

MSCHE Signs HLA Letter Urging Congress to Address Broadband Access Limitations

The Middle State Commission on Higher Education was among the 52 organizations urging Congress to better support students who are unexpectedly attending classes online due to the coronavirus pandemic in a letter spearheaded by Higher Learning Advocates. Read more https://higherlearningadvocates.org/news/partner-organizations-urge-congress-increase-broadband-access/

Continue Reading

C-RAC Members Urge Continued Flexibility to Support Postsecondary Distance Learning

Recognizing the uncertainty surrounding postsecondary institutions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC), of which the Middle States Commission on Higher Education is a part, submitted a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos…

Continue Reading

MSCHE Releases COVID-19 Guidance and Actions to Institutions

In response to the growing concerns and impact on member institutions and their faculty, staff, and students related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE) has made operational changes that align with recent guidelines issued by the United…

Continue Reading
Displaying 1-10 of 15
View All