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MSCHE to Launch Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Project as a Call to Action

An institution of higher education is a community dedicated to students, to the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge, to the study and clarification of values, and to the advancement of the society it serves. As an institutional accreditor, the Middle States Commission on Higher…

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EdUp Experience Podcast Features Dr. Perfetti

In the latest episode of The EdUp Experience published on September 20, 2020, Dr. Heather Perfetti, President of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, talks about how the accreditor works with institutions to help make them better.  Institutions are facing a more…

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Virtual Town Hall Draws Over 1,000 Participants to Hear MSCHE Updates

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) hosted a Virtual Town Hall, sponsored by Xitracs, a Division of Concord USA, on Monday, September 21, 2020. Over, 1,200 individuals from the across the membership and the public registered for the webinar with the vast…

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Revised Policies Cover Teach-Out Plans and Record Retention

These newly revised policies and accompanying procedures were effective September 1, 2020. The documents can currently be found in the Browse Policies and Procedures section of the MSCHE website. Teach-Out Plans and Agreements Policy and Procedures: The policy and procedures underwent a technical amendment…

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FAQs For COVID-Related Distance Education

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has published a Frequently Asked Questions for COVID-Related Distance Education (DE-FAQs) page to support those institutions that have been granted a temporary waiver of the Commission’s Substantive Change Policy and Procedures to offer programs through distance…

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MSCHE Joins C-RAC in Advocating for More Funds in COVID Relief Package

In a letter to congressional leaders, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education joined members of the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC) in urging additional support in the next COVID relief package to support quality postsecondary opportunities for students and bolster the…

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MSCHE Welcomes Two New Staffers and Elevates Two Others

Dr. Paul L. Starkey, Vice President for Institutional Field Relations, and Ms. Bridgette M. Boody, Associate Policy Analyst and Records Officer, joined the Middle States Commission on Higher Education on August 3, 2020. In addition, Ms. Kathie Jeffries has been elevated to Vice…

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MSCHE Statement on Explosion in Beirut

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is saddened to hear about the loss of life and widespread injuries caused by the devastating explosion at the Port of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. We understand in a communication from American University of Beirut…

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NJAIR Digital Conference Includes MSCHE Staff on Use of Data

The New Jersey Association for Institutional Research (NJAIR) is holding its 2020 NJAIR Conference through the month of July with a series of video releases, one of which included a trio of staff from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Vice President…

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MSCHE Signs Amicus Briefs Challenging Now-Rescinded ICE Rule and Title IX Timing

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) continues to endorse efforts to protect students and support its institutions through signing various amicus briefs or letters of support. While the proposed rule was ultimately rescinded by the Trump administration on July 14, 2020,…

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