Statement of Accreditation Status
Glasgow Caledonian New York College
- CEO: Dr. Pamela Gillies, President and CEO
- Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Jacqueline LeBlanc
- Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Kushnood Haq, Vice President
- Carnegie Classification: Not classified
- Control: Private (Non-Profit)
- Phase: Candidate
- Status: Candidate Status Granted
- Candidacy Granted: 2018
- Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2020-2021
- Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2029
- The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
- August 27, 2020
To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the alternative delivery method-distance education within the institution’s scope of candidate for accreditation status. To note that written evidence of necessary approvals has been provided. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2020-2021.
- April 16, 2020
To acknowledge receipt of formal written notice from the institution in response to the Commission’s request of March 9, 2020. To temporarily waive Substantive Change Policy and Procedures and allow the use of distance education to accommodate students impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions, in accordance with United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 5, 2020. Continued use of distance education beyond the limitations of USDE guidelines will require substantive change approval in accordance with Substantive Change Policy and Procedures. This flexibility is not available for clock-hour courses that lead to licensure if the licensing body will not accept distance learning courses or hours or give credit for them toward the number of hours a student must complete. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2020-2021.
- June 21, 2018
To accept the Accreditation Readiness Report and to note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To grant Candidate for Accreditation status, and to invite the institution to initiate self-study in preparation for an evaluation visit in 2020-2021. To note that Candidate for Accreditation status is an indication that an institution is progressing toward, but is not assured of accreditation.
- Distance Education
Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
- Correspondence Education
Not approved for this delivery method
Approved Credential Levels
The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:
- Master's Degree or Equivalent