Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Reaccreditation Effort 2021-2023

Middle States asks institutions to shape a self-study process around key priorities and intended outcomes consistent with the institutional mission. Priorities are aligned with the mission, values, and future direction of the institution, aligned with the Middle States Standards and Requirements of Affiliation, and serve as a focus for self-study and improvement. Each Working Group will examine progress toward identified priorities.

Middle States Self-Study Priorities & Outcomes


Through a comprehensive process that incorporated input from faculty, staff, students, alumni, and other campus constituents, the Steering Committee selected the following Institutional Priorities to guide the self-study process:


Institutional Priorities for Self-Study: 1. Investigate opportunities to enhance and expand high-impact practices to increase student engagement and success. 2. Strengthening and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. 3. Cultivating the College's adaptive business model for changing conditions to ensure long-term stability and vitality.