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Buffalo Town Hall

September 13, 2018 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

You are invited to a Middle States Commission on Higher Education Town Hall

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER
95 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

Town Halls allow the Commission to update members on topics ranging from changes at MSCHE to the political environment and/or the accreditation landscape that has the potential to impact the higher education community. This Town Hall will include opening remarks by President Elizabeth H. Sibolski and additional updates and dialogue with Commission staff. And as always, we look forward to hearing directly from our members.

8:00–9:00 am Presidents’ Breakfast and Round Table
Either the President or Provost may attend
9:00–10:00 am Continental Breakfast for Town Hall Attendees Complimentary
10:00 am–Noon Town Hall Complimentary
1:30–4:00 pm Information and Updates for Accreditation Liaison Officers (ALOs)

The ALO session is for new and experienced ALOs. Information and updates will be provided on the following topics: (1) the role of the ALO on campus; (2) revisions to MSCHE accreditation processes, including aspects of the Self-Study, Annual Institution Update, Mid-Point Peer Review, and federal compliance; and (3) strategies for campus communication and engagement. Presenters: Ms. Diana Bonner, Executive Assistant to the Vice Presidents; Dr. Stephen Pugliese, Vice President; and Dr. Robert Schneider, Senior Vice President for Accreditation Relations.

Cost $95

You are required to register online from the below link (no on-site, phone, or e-mail registration accepted). Space is limited, so don’t delay. Registration will close when we reach capacity, and there will be no wait list.

Click here to Register
Registration closes Sept. 7 

Note: No lunch will be served between the Town Hall and the ALO session. 

Participants are responsible for their own accommodations; MSCHE has not reserved a block of rooms. For information regarding hotel reservations at the Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER click here. (Participants that need to book a room for this workshop are advised to make their reservations early. The hotel has limited availability.)

Cancellation deadline: Sept. 7 | Cancellation fee for the ALO Session: $35.00 

Email questions to events@msche.org

Future Town Hall Save the Dates: San Juan, Puerto Rico: Feb. 28, 2019 & Harrisburg, PA: March 26, 2019


September 13, 2018
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER
95 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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