Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel
December 6-8, 2017
About the Conference
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), will hold its annual conference December 6-8, 2017, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel. Additional information regarding this conference (including a complete preliminary program along with registration and hotel information) will be available in late August 2017.
Call for Presentations
Presentation applications are being accepted for this year's conference in the following general institutional areas: 1) mission/goals; 2) ethics/integrity; 3) design/delivery of student learning; 4) student support; 5) student learning assessment; 6) institutional planning and resource allocation; and 7) governance. (Please see Standards for Accreditation and Requirements of Affiliation for a more detailed description of these topics.) Perspectives on the above topics from specific institutional types (e.g., community colleges, public, private, non-profit, for-profit, and research institutions) are welcome, and are expected to share research results, best practices, or conceptual analyses.
If you are interested in submitting a proposal for a session or panel that addresses one of the areas described above, please submit your application and abstract no later than April 21, 2017. Click HERE for additional information and the application form. Note, presentation applications will only be accepted from MSCHE member institutions. Applications from non-member institutions or commercial entities (e.g., exhibitors) will not be considered.
Call for Exhibits
If your company provides products and services specifically designed for or customarily used in colleges and universities for administration or teaching, we hope you will consider joining us for this year's conference. The 2016 Annual Conference was the highest attended conference to date, attracting over 1350 college and university presidents, provosts, chief academic officers, chief financial officers, directors of student assessment, institutional researchers, faculty and others. Click HERE for additional information and application materials.
Note, applications for exhibiting at this year's conference are accepted until the exhibit area is full. Space is limited.
Note to all potential attendees and exhibitors regarding hotel reservations. Registrants and exhibitors at this year's Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) Annual Conference may receive phone calls from companies claiming to be affiliated with MSCHE's 2017 Annual Conference. Please be advised that MSCHE only contracts hotel services for the 2017 Annual Conference directly with the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel. No other company is authorized by MSCHE to provide hotel reservations for this meeting. MSCHE is not connected in any way with other companies claiming to represent or provide hotel services for the organization. Potential attendees and exhibitors will be provided with hotel reservation information (including the hotel's direct Internet link and phone number) later this summer in both the printed Preliminary Program and on the MSCHE website.)
Philadelphia Skyline · Photo by Bob Krist - Courtesy of Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680; Telephone: (267) 284-5000