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MSCHE Operational Updates in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) remains a global concern and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) understands that this continues to be a difficult time for your students, faculty, staff, and administration, for your institution, and for your communities. Please find below important…

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New MSCHE Commissioner Nominations

The Committee on Membership of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education invites nominations for new Commissioners for the term Jan. 1, 2021 through Dec. 31, 2023. Individuals may nominate themselves, anyone from their own campus, someone from another institution, or a public…

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Middle States Commission on Higher Education Announces Actions from Its March 2020 Meeting

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has made public the accreditation actions approved at its March 5, 2020, meeting in Philadelphia. Included in those are non-compliance actions for St. Francis College and  Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico, both of which were placed…

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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…

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MSCHE Executive Committee and Standing/Advisory Committees Named; Dr. James Sunser Elected Commission Chair

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) announces the election of its Executive Committee and Officers for the term Jan. 1, 2020, through Dec. 31, 2020. Dr. James Sunser, President of Genesee Community College, was elected Chair of the Commission. In addition, the…

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MSCHE Welcomes New Commissioners and the Re-Election of Second-Term Commissioners for 2020

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) welcomes eight first-term Commissioners and four Commissioners elected to a second term on Jan. 1, 2020. These individuals were elected by a vote of MSCHE member institutions this past fall and will serve from Jan….

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Commissioners Complete Service for Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) extends their sincere appreciation for the service of seven Commissioners whose terms ended on Dec. 31, 2019. Dr. Robert K. Clark, who retired as Special Assistant to the President for Planning, Research, Institutional Effectiveness, and…

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Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future at the MSCHE 2019 Annual Conference

There was a lot to celebrate at the Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s 2019 Annual Conference. It was after all the 100th anniversary of the Commission and its 25th Annual Conference. The Conference was especially meaningful as MSCHE also celebrated the legacy…

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Middle States Commission on Higher Education Announces Actions from Its November 2019 Meeting

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has made public the accreditation actions approved at its Nov. 21, 2019, meeting in Philadelphia. Included in those actions are results from the show cause appearances by Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and Daniel Morgan Graduate School…

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MSCHE Signs DACA Amicus Brief

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) was among the 44 higher education groups signing an amicus brief submitted on October 4, 2019, by the American Council on Education (ACE) urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the legality of Deferred Action for Childhood…

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