• Middle States Reaffirmation of Accreditation Process

    Middle States Resources

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    Characteristics of Excellence Handbook

    Characteristics of Excellence is designed as a guide for those institutions considering application for membership, those accepted as candidate institutions, and those accredited institutions engaged in self-review and peer evaluation.

    Available in PDF format.

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    Designs for Excellence

    The purpose of this handbook is to provide a description and explanation of the self-study process within the context of the overall cycle of institutional accreditation. Designs is intended primarily as a reference guide for the members and chairs of self-study steering committees at Middle States colleges and universities.

    Available in PDF format.

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    Creating Meaningful and Analytical Charge Questions to Guide Self-Study

    This publication provides detailed questions for institutions to consider as they address selected standards for accreditation during the self-study process.

    Available in PDF format.

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    Conducting and Hosting an Evaluation Visit

    This publication serves as a manual for team Chairs, for evaluators on visiting teams, and for institutions being evaluated after the decennial self-study report is submitted.

    Available in PDF format.

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    Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

    The Commission on Higher Education is the unit of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools that accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Middle States region. It examines the institution as a whole, rather than specific programs within the institution.