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Advocacy Alert: NACIQI Call for Comments and Meeting Participation Information Announced for MSCHE’s USDE Recognition

MSCHE is scheduled to appear before the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) as part of the United States Department of Education’s Accreditor Federal Recognition Process.  The NACIQI meeting is scheduled for February 28 to March 2, 2023, as announced in…

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Advocacy Alert: USDE Requests Information Regarding Public Transparency for Low-Financial-Value Postsecondary Programs

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) would like to draw your attention to the United States Department of Education (USDE) request for written comments regarding public transparency for low-financial-value postsecondary programs. According to the announcement, USDE seeks “information in the form…

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Commissioners and Staff Representing MSCHE at NACIQI Meeting Announced

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has announced the Commissioners and staff who will represent the Commission at the upcoming National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) meeting to be held virtually between February 28 through March 2, 2023.  …

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MSCHE President Perfetti Meets with USDE Senior Leadership during C-RAC Fall Retreat

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) President Dr. Heather F. Perfetti and the chief executive officers of the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC) met with United States Department of Education (USDE) Undersecretary Mr. James Kvaal, Assistant Secretary of Education for Postsecondary…

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MSCHE Welcomes Kurdistan Ministry of Higher Education Delegation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) President Dr. Heather F. Perfetti, along with a number of key MSCHE staff, welcomed a delegation from the Kurdistan Ministry of Higher Education on October 3, 2022, in Philadelphia. Dr. Perfetti and MSCHE Vice President for…

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MSCHE Unveils New USDE Recognition Webpage

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has unveiled a webpage dedicated to the renewal process for its recognition with the United States Department of Education (USDE). MSCHE’s USDE Recognition page provides information about the recognition process for institutional accreditors. Institutional accreditors…

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Advocacy Alert: USDE Seeks NACIQI Member Nominations

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) would like to draw your attention to the call for nominations from the United States Department of Education (USDE) for appointment to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI). Secretary of Education,…

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Advocacy Alert: MSCHE Encourages Institutions to Comment on USDE Institutional Eligibility, Student Assistance General Provisions, and Federal Pell Grant Program Proposed Rulemaking

As part of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s (MSCHE) strategic priority to promote advocacy initiatives for its members and others, we encourage institutions to submit feedback during the comment period for the United States Department of Education (USDE) Institutional Eligibility, Student…

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Advocacy Alert: MSCHE Encourages Institutions to Comment on USDE Proposed Title IX Rulemaking and Regulations to Expand and Improve Targeted Relief

As part of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s (MSCHE) strategic priority to promote advocacy initiatives for its members and others, we encourage institutions to submit feedback during the comment period for the proposed United States Department of Education (USDE) Title IX…

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Advocacy Alert: USDE Seeks Public Input on Amending Regulations Implementing Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to Strengthen and Protect the Rights of Students with Disabilities

As part of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s strategic priority to promote advocacy initiatives for its members and others, we would like to draw your attention to the following announcement. The United States Department of Education announced its plans to gather…

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