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.
- June 24, 2021
To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To postpone a decision and request a supplemental information report, due December 1, 2021, documenting evidence of (1) organized and systematic assessments that evaluate the extent of student achievement (Standard V); (2) comprehensive long-range planning processes (Standard VI); (3) documented financial resources, funding base, and plans for financial development, including those from any related entities adequate to support its educational purposes and programs and to ensure financial stability (Standard VI; Requirement of Affiliation 11; Related Entities Policy); (4) systematic processes to ensure the capacity to carry out its responsibilities for oversight of services from any third-party providers (Third-Party Providers Guidelines); and (5) certification by any related entities that it recognizes the Commission's compliance requirements and will ensure that responsibilities of the related entities are fulfilled, including making freely available to the Commission accurate, fair, and complete information through disclosure of information required by the Commission to carry out its accrediting responsibilities (Requirement of Affiliation 14; Related Entities Policy). To direct a follow-up team visit following submission of the supplemental information report. To note the visit will also fulfill the verification requirements of the USDE guidelines. To direct a prompt Commission liaison guidance visit to discuss the Commission's expectations.
- November 18, 2020
To acknowledge receipt of the teach-out plan. To approve the teach-out plan as required of Candidate institutions in accordance with the Commission’s Teach-Out Plans and Agreement(s) Policy and Procedures and federal regulation.
- 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 Included within the scope: