ERIC Number: ED476880
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Policies & Procedures. Fifth Edition.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Philadelphia, PA.
This portfolio is a compendium of policies and procedures of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that address the responsibilities of the Commission and its member institutions. It provides general accreditation policies, as well as those that refer specifically to the self-study and peer review process, the programs and services offered by member institutions, and the administrative procedures of the Commission. All of the policies and procedures are elaborations of the standards for accreditation set forth in "Characteristics of Excellence," the Commission's guide to institutions considering accreditation. Topics in the portfolio are grouped into these categories: (1) "General Accreditation Policies"; (2) "Self-Study and Peer Review"; (3) "Institutional Programs & Services"; and (4) "Appeals." (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Colleges, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Groups)
Publications Department, Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 ($18). Fax: 215-662-5501.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Philadelphia, PA.