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Offices to Close for Juneteenth

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education will be closing at noon on Friday, June 18, 2021, in observance of Juneteenth.  This year, MSCHE added Juneteenth, a day commemorating the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the United States, as a staff holiday to recognize this important moment in our nation’s history. The celebration of Juneteenth is a component of the Commission’s overall strategic initiative on advocacy, and a commitment…

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MSCHE Urges Flexibility in USDE Title IX Review

In response to the request by the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDE) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for comments to improve enforcement of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) submitted written feedback on…

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MSCHE Welcomes Vuyokazi Funeka Memani-Sedile to the Commission

Ms. Vuyokazi Funeka Memani-Sedile joined the Commission in May 2021 to fulfill the term of an open position. She has more than 30 years of experience in almost all the areas of finance. She is the founder of Platinum Web Hub a business…

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MSCHE Membership Update – May 2021

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is pleased to provide a recorded broadcast for its membership and the public highlighting recent Commission activities and planning. In her remarks, MSCHE President Dr. Heather F. Perfetti will update membership on the recently administered…

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MSCHE Endorses Recommendations in ACE Transfer Report

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has endorsed the recommendations put forth in the Reimagining Transfer for Student Success: The National Task Force on the Transfer and Award of Credit report published by the American Council on Education (ACE). An ACE Task…

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MSCHE Joins Higher Learning Advocates & Partners to Ask ED to Issue Guidance Related to Student Mental Health

The Higher Learning Advocates and 13 partner organizations, including Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), submitted a letter to Secretary Cardona, asking the Department of Education to issue guidance to institutions to clarify that mental health supports and services fall under the…

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MSCHE Announces All Actions from Its March 2021 Meeting

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has made public all of the accreditation actions approved at its March 4, 2021, meeting. As previously announced on March, 9, 2021, the Commission acted to continue the non-compliance probation status for Concordia College. To…

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MSCHE Announces Non-Compliance Action Update from Its March 2021 Meeting

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has made public the below accreditation action approved at its March 4, 2021, meeting. In the course of the meeting, the Commission acted to continue the non-compliance probation status for Concordia College. The Commission had…

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Call For Commissioner Nominations – Public Representatives Needed

Deadline for Nominations: March 31, 2021 Nomination Form: go.msche.org/commissioner-nomination The Committee on Membership of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) must fill public representative vacancies for the term January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2024, and issues this call for self-nominations or…

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2021 MSCHE Executive Committee and Standing/Advisory Committees Named

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) announces the election of its Executive Committee and Officers for the term January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021. Dr. James Sunser, President of Genesee Community College, has been reelected as Chair of the Commission along…

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