Middle States Feedback Requested on Major Requirements & Standards

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is seeking feedback on five focus areas. Members of the SUNY Brockport community are encouraged to submit comments or attend a virtual listening session.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is undertaking a periodic review of its Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation. For an overview of the process, visit MSCHE Standards Review Webpage.

MSCHE is seeking feedback on five focus areas (such as Requirements of Affiliation and Compliance with MSCHE policies and procedures)

Since the implementation of MSCHE’s current Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation, the Commission has gathered feedback from surveys, institutional inquiries, and requests for clarification, as well as throughout the Commission’s decision-making processes. They are now seeking feedback on five focus areas for consideration. These areas are:

  • Requirements of Affiliation
  • Verification of Compliance with Accreditation Relevant Federal Regulations
  • Compliance with MSCHE policies and procedures
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Data-based Decision-making

Members of the SUNY Brockport community are encouraged to submit comments by completing the public comment form on the bottom of the MSCHE Standards Review Webpage.

Virtual listening sessions, similar to the open forums held at SUNY Brockport, will be offered from 8 to 9 a.m. on the following dates:

  • January 18, 2022
  • January 19, 2022
  • January 25, 2022
  • February 3, 2022
  • February TBA

Please register for a listening session by clicking on the desired dates found on the MSCHE Standards Review Webpage.

All requests to participate with the listening sessions must be submitted by the ALO (Accreditation Liaison Officer) for the institution. If you are interested in making a brief presentation, at one of the listening sessions, please contact SUNY Brockport’s ALO, Frances Dearing at fdearing@brockport.edu. Please contact her at least 48 hours in advance of the listening session.

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