Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Summary of Commission Actions on Institutions

Executive Committee for Substantive Change -- January 3, 2017

The following Executive Committee for Substantive Change actions are included within the scope of the institutions accreditation unless stated otherwise. For specific information on each institution please see the "Statement of Accreditation Status" (SAS). A "Statement of Accreditation Status" (SAS) is available online in the institution directory for each institution listed below. The SAS is the official public record of each institutionís current status and recent accreditation history, and it provides a context for Commission actions.

All actions are posted within 11 days of the meeting's end date.

For definitions of the types of actions taken, please consult the policy, "Accreditation Actions".

Substantive Change

Additional Location

College of New Jersey, The, NJ
Georgetown University, DC
Harcum College, PA
Lehigh Carbon Community College, PA
Mohawk Valley Community College, NY
Peirce College, PA
Seton Hall University, NJ

Additional Location - Re-Classification

Anne Arundel Community College, MD
Carnegie Mellon University, PA
Community College of Allegheny County, PA
Mount Aloysius College, PA

Additional Location - Relocation

Bard College, NY
Briarcliffe College, NY
SUNY at Stony Brook, NY
SUNY Empire State College, NY
Touro College, NY

Alternative Delivery Method

Mount St. Mary's University, MD
SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale, NY

Contractual Arrangement

Georgetown University, DC
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, PA
Seton Hall University, NJ

New Degree Level

Cedar Crest College, PA
Felician University, NJ
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, PA
Marist College, NY
Marymount Manhattan College, NY
Millersville University of Pennsylvania, PA
Pennsylvania College of Technology, PA
SUNY at Binghamton, NY

Site Closure

Chatham University, PA
Rider University, NJ
Strayer University, DC

Site Closure/Teach-out Agreement

SUNY Empire State College, NY