Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Summary of Commission Actions on Institutions

Executive Committee for Substantive Change -- May 1, 2017

The following Executive Committee for Substantive Change actions are included within the scope of the institutions accreditation unless stated otherwise. For specific information on each institution please see the "Statement of Accreditation Status" (SAS). A "Statement of Accreditation Status" (SAS) is available online in the institution directory for each institution listed below. The SAS is the official public record of each institutionís current status and recent accreditation history, and it provides a context for Commission actions.

All actions are posted within 11 days of the meeting's end date.

For definitions of the types of actions taken, please consult the policy, "Accreditation Actions".

Follow-Up Reports/Candidate Reports/Visits/Developments

Athabasca University, Canada
Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, DC
Lincoln University, PA
Loyola University Maryland, MD
Medaille College, NY
Pillar College, NJ
Relay Graduate School of Education, NY
Rockland Community College, NY
Saint John Fisher College, NY
Temple University, PA
Union Theological Seminary, NY
University of Baltimore, MD
University of the Sciences, PA
Westminster College, PA

Substantive Change

Additional Location

Bard College, NY
Eastern University, PA
Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
Johns Hopkins University, MD
Lackawanna College, PA
National Intelligence University, MD
Robert Morris University, PA
Roberts Wesleyan College, NY
Stevenson University, MD
SUNY College at Oneonta, NY
Thomas Jefferson University, PA

Additional Location - Re-Classification

Delaware Valley University, PA
Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
Harcum College, PA
New York University, NY

Additional Location - Relocation

Centenary University, NJ
Loyola University Maryland, MD
Monroe Community College, NY
Relay Graduate School of Education, NY
St. John's University, NY

Alternative Delivery Method

Lackawanna College, PA
National Intelligence University, MD
Westminster Theological Seminary, PA

Branch Campus - Re-Classification

Allegany College of Maryland, MD

Contractual Arrangement

Clarion University of Pennsylvania, PA
Community College of Beaver County, PA

New Degree Level

California University of Pennsylvania, PA
Gratz College, PA
Holy Family University, PA
Manhattan College, NY
Millersville University of Pennsylvania, PA
Monmouth University, NJ
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, PA
University of Scranton, PA

Site Closure

Bloomfield College, NJ
Elizabethtown College, PA
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, PA
Westmoreland County Community College, PA
Widener University, PA
Wilkes University, PA