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Middle States Commission on Higher Education Announces Actions from its November 2022 Meeting

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has made public the accreditation actions approved at its November 16-17, 2022, virtual meeting. “The Middle States Commission on Higher Education met to discuss the accreditation status of several institutions but also reviewed the draft…

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MSCHE Withdraws Accreditation from ASA College

On November 11, 2022, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) took immediate adverse action to withdraw accreditation from ASA College. The final date that accreditation will cease is to be determined based on the next supplemental information report due December 9,…

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MSCHE Requires ASA College to Show Cause

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) moved ASA College to show cause on October 7, 2022, after rescinding its action of warning from June 23, 2022. The Commission found “insufficient evidence that the institution is in compliance with the Commission’s standards…

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MSCHE Unveils New USDE Recognition Webpage

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has unveiled a webpage dedicated to the renewal process for its recognition with the United States Department of Education (USDE). MSCHE’s USDE Recognition page provides information about the recognition process for institutional accreditors. Institutional accreditors…

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MSCHE Statement on the Damage Caused by Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) extends its concerns for students, faculty, and staff in Puerto Rico impacted by the tremendous destruction caused by Hurricane Fiona. With over 50 accredited institutions and many other locations around the island, the Commission recognizes…

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Public Comment Period Begins for MSCHE Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation Proposed Revision

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is pleased to call for public comments on its proposed revisions to our Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation. Learn more about the revisions and provide input into this process by reviewing MSCHE President Dr….

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MSCHE Signs Diversity in Admissions Amicus Brief

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) was among 40 higher education organizations signing an amicus brief in the matter of Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, Univ. No. Carolina, Students for Fair Admissions’ (SFFA’s) submitted on August 1, 2022, by the…

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Advocacy Alert: MSCHE Encourages Institutions to Comment on USDE Institutional Eligibility, Student Assistance General Provisions, and Federal Pell Grant Program Proposed Rulemaking

As part of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s (MSCHE) strategic priority to promote advocacy initiatives for its members and others, we encourage institutions to submit feedback during the comment period for the United States Department of Education (USDE) Institutional Eligibility, Student…

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MSCHE Extends Commissioner Terms

As part of its ongoing effort to assess the changing demands of accreditation and evaluate its functioning, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) revised its Bylaws, approved at the June 2022 Commission meeting, to extend commissioner terms from 3 years to…

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Advocacy Alert: MSCHE Encourages Institutions to Comment on USDE Proposed Title IX Rulemaking and Regulations to Expand and Improve Targeted Relief

As part of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s (MSCHE) strategic priority to promote advocacy initiatives for its members and others, we encourage institutions to submit feedback during the comment period for the proposed United States Department of Education (USDE) Title IX…

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