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MSCHE Executive Committee and Standing/Advisory Committees Named; Dr. James Sunser Elected Commission Chair

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) announces the election of its Executive Committee and Officers for the term Jan. 1, 2020, through Dec. 31, 2020. Dr. James Sunser, President of Genesee Community College, was elected Chair of the Commission. In addition, the…

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MSCHE Welcomes New Commissioners and the Re-Election of Second-Term Commissioners for 2020

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) welcomes eight first-term Commissioners and four Commissioners elected to a second term on Jan. 1, 2020. These individuals were elected by a vote of MSCHE member institutions this past fall and will serve from Jan….

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Commissioners Complete Service for Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) extends their sincere appreciation for the service of seven Commissioners whose terms ended on Dec. 31, 2019. Dr. Robert K. Clark, who retired as Special Assistant to the President for Planning, Research, Institutional Effectiveness, and…

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MSCHE Promotes Staff and Realigns Reporting Structure

As the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) prepares for a presidential transition on July 1, 2020, a number of staff promotions and reporting realignments became effective on Jan. 1, 2020. President’s Office Dr. Stephen J. Pugliese, who was Lead Vice President…

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Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future at the MSCHE 2019 Annual Conference

There was a lot to celebrate at the Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s 2019 Annual Conference. It was after all the 100th anniversary of the Commission and its 25th Annual Conference. The Conference was especially meaningful as MSCHE also celebrated the legacy…

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Middle States Commission on Higher Education Announces Actions from Its November 2019 Meeting

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has made public the accreditation actions approved at its Nov. 21, 2019, meeting in Philadelphia. Included in those actions are results from the show cause appearances by Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and Daniel Morgan Graduate School…

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2019 Self-Study Institute Lays the Foundation for Institutional Success

More than 170 individuals from 65 institutions attended the annual Self-Study Institute (SSI) hosted by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) from October 28-29, 2019, in Philadelphia. A self-study requires an institution to engage in an in-depth, comprehensive, and reflective assessment…

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Delegation from Moldova Visits MSCHE to Learn about Accreditation

A delegation from Moldova visited the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, to learn more about accreditation in the United States. The group of eight education officials from different institutions were participating in a program titled Higher Education…

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President-Elect Perfetti Guest Speaker at Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic Meeting

President-Elect Dr. Heather Perfetti served as the guest speaker at the Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic region meeting of its Senior Advisory Group for Engagement (SAGE) held at Bowie State University on Oct. 21, 2019. Dr. Perfetti’s remarks focused on the presidential transition and the future…

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MSCHE Signs DACA Amicus Brief

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) was among the 44 higher education groups signing an amicus brief submitted on October 4, 2019, by the American Council on Education (ACE) urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the legality of Deferred Action for Childhood…

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