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MSCHE’s Dr. Sean McKitrick Adds Perspective at the Correctional Education Association Region 1 Conference

The 59th Annual Correctional Education Association Region 1 Conference in Cape May, NJ, from September 29 to October 1, 2021, included Middle States Commission on Higher Education Vice President for Institutional Field Relations Dr. Sean McKitrick. Dr. McKitrick was a panelist for the…

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Technical Amendment to Travel Procedures and Teach-out Plans Documents Announced

The Commission made technical amendments to the Travel Procedures effective October 1, 2021, and to several documents related to Teach-Out Plans. The Teach-Out Plans and Agreements Procedures were effective September 1, 2021, and the Teach-Out Plans and Agreements Form and Teach-Out Plans and Agreements Review Report were updated effective October 1, 2021.   Upon the effective date, the documents are available on the Browse Policies and Procedures page and can be found using the…

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MSCHE President Dr. Heather Perfetti Named as Primary Negotiator on USDE Negotiated Rulemaking Committee

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education announced that Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) President Dr. Heather F. Perfetti will serve as a primary negotiator representing accrediting agencies on the Affordability and Student Loans Committee for the negotiated rulemaking on…

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Leading Higher Education Organizations, including MSCHE, Mobilize to Engage All College Students in Civic Learning and Democracy Engagement (CLDE)

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education joined forces with dozens of higher education and student success organizations to announce a “Shared Commitment” to make “Democracy Learning a Top Priority for Postsecondary Education.” Democracy faces monumental challenges in the U.S. and world-wide. And…

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Florida CIE Approves MSCHE Application for Recognition

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) received notice on August 25, 2021, that its application for License by Means of Accreditation (LBMA) was approved by the Florida Department of Education Commission for Independent Education (Florida CIE). Florida CIE Executive Director Samuel…

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MSCHE Signs Letter Urging Congress to Protect DACA Recipients and Dreamers

​The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) joined the American Council on Education and nearly 60 other higher education groups in signing a letter to congressional leaders asking lawmakers to quickly pass legislation to permanently protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients…

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USDE Opens Third Round of Second Chance Pell Grants (Letter of Interest Due by October 28, 2021)

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) would like to draw your attention to the below announcement from the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) about the Second Chance Pell Grant program. MSCHE already has several institutions experienced with providing education in prisons,…

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MSCHE President’s Summer 2021 Update

I want to thank all of our constituents for your support throughout the course of the last year, which represented the first full year of my presidency with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It was my privilege to guide the work…

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Technical Amendments to the Substantive Change Guidelines and Complex Substantive Change Procedures Announced

The Commission made technical amendments to the Substantive Change Guidelines and Complex Substantive Change Procedures and updated the related templates-request forms, effective August 1, 2021. Upon the effective date, the documents are available on the Browse Policies and Procedures page and can be…

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Listen Now: MSCHE Pillars of Change Podcast with Bowie State University President Aminta Breaux

As the 10th president of Bowie State University, the oldest historically Black university in Maryland, Dr. Aminta Breaux is committed to ensuring that every student develops an entrepreneurial mindset to achieve success in the workplace and the community. In the fourth episode of…

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