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Call For Commissioner Nominations – Public Representatives Needed

Deadline for Nominations: March 31, 2021 Nomination Form: go.msche.org/commissioner-nomination The Committee on Membership of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) must fill public representative vacancies for the term January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2024, and issues this call for self-nominations or…

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Listen Now: MSCHE Pillars of Change Podcast with Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has released the second episode of its MSCHE Pillars of Change podcast series. Commissioner Dr. Carl Person, an MSCHE Executive Committee member, speaks with Dr. Wayne Frederick, MSCHE Commissioner and President of Howard University, on his many efforts at Howard and how…

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Revised Procedures Posted

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) made technical amendments to the Follow-Up Reports and Visits Procedures and the Follow-Up Reports Guidelines. These revised procedures and guidelines are effective February 1, 2021. Upon the effective date, the documents will be available on…

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Associations Urge Biden Administration To Consider Policies And Practices To Help International Students, Dreamers

One of the cornerstones of the Biden-Harris campaign was to restore the United States’ global standing in the world and prioritize reforming the nation’s immigration system. American Council on Education (ACE) and other higher education organizations are advocating for specific policies that can…

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CHEA Approves MSCHE Change of Scope

At its November 20-24, 2020 meeting, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Committee on Recognition reviewed and approved the formal request for a change in the CHEA-recognized scope of accreditation submitted by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The Commission…

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2021 MSCHE Executive Committee and Standing/Advisory Committees Named

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) announces the election of its Executive Committee and Officers for the term January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021. Dr. James Sunser, President of Genesee Community College, has been reelected as Chair of the Commission along…

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MSCHE Announces Election of First and Second-Term Commissioners

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) announced the election of Commissioners to first and second terms beginning January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023. In addition, the Commission opted to re-elect Commissioners who would normally be up for election in November…

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Hollowell and Mathios End Service to MSCHE as Commissioners

After six plus years on the Commission, Mr. David Hollowell and Dr. Alan Mathios officially ended their terms with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) on Dec. 31, 2020. “Both Dave and Alan have been stewards of our organization and have…

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MSCHE Welcomes St. Bonaventure University’s Dr. Michael Fischer to the Commission in 2021

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) elected Dr. Michael J. Fischer, Professor of Accounting at St. Bonaventure University, as a first-term Commissioner and will serve from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2023. Dr. Fischer has been a faculty member at…

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Revisions Made to Public Disclosure and Communication in the Accreditation Process Procedures

The Commission made technical amendments to the Communications in the Accreditation Process Procedures and the Public Disclosures Procedures to align with the July 1, 2020 federal regulations. These newly revised procedures are effective January 1, 2021. The revised documents can currently be found…

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