Heather F. Perfetti

USDE Expansion of Second Chance Pell Experiment Invites MSCHE Institutions

The United States Department of Education (USDE) announced it will expand the Second Chance Pell Experiment after previously doing so twice since the program launched in 2015. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has 11 member institutions invited to participate in…

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Dr. Heather Perfetti Ranked on City & State Pennsylvania’s Higher Education Power 100

City & State Pennsylvania has included Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) President Dr. Heather Perfetti on its 2022 Higher Education Power 100 ranking, recognizing the most powerful educators in Pennsylvania. Dr. Perfetti was featured as No. 39 on the publication’s list…

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MSCHE Staff Outreach | April 2022

MSCHE President Dr. Heather Perfetti served as a guest co-host on the EdUp Experience Podcast with Dr. Joe Sallustio and featured guest Dr. Erica Moore. Dr. Moore serves as the Executive Director of Native Student Success at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium…

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MSCHE Unveils New Mission, Vision, and Values

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) approved new mission, vision, and values (MVV) statements that offer a much clearer and concise representation of the organization. The release of the new MVV statements follows the rebranding process undertaken by MSCHE in 2019…

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Middle States Commission on Higher Education Announces Actions from Its March 2022 Meeting

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has made public the accreditation actions approved at its March 10, 2022, virtual meeting. “In the course of my involvement with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, it is fair to say that the…

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Dr. Christy Faison Retires from MSCHE

Senior Vice President for Accreditation Relations Dr. Christy L. Faison has retired from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) closing a chapter on her almost 43-year distinguished career dedicated to education at all levels. “We are a better team, and I…

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Virtual SSI Begins Self-Study Process for 69 Institutions 

Building on the first virtual Self-Study Institute (SSI) in 2020, the Middles States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) launched its 2021 SSI with 68 currently accredited institutions and one candidate institution over the course of five weeks from October 5 and ends on…

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Virtual USDE Negotiated Rulemaking Process Update and Opportunities

As part of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s strategic priority to promote advocacy initiatives for its members, we would like to draw your attention to the virtual negotiated rulemaking process currently underway by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). MSCHE President…

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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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