News and Updates for July-August 2020

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) Expands Region

From Inside Higher Ed, via NILOA Twitter: "The Middle States Commission on Higher Education said Monday that it would become the second regional accrediting agency to take advantage of newly granted federal authority to consider colleges and universities from outside their traditional geographic boundaries." Read the full article here.


Accreditors share their insight on COVID-19 impacts

As COVID-19 continues to impact higher education institutions across the world, questions remain on how accreditation will look in the future. In an article presented by Weave Education, four accreditors share their insight on how site visits may look moving forward. View the article here. The accreditor comments were transcribed from Weave's accreditor round table webinar.


Call for Assessment-track Proposals 38th Academic Chairpersons Conference - due August 15

Check the ASSESS Listerv for more information on this call for proposal or visit


Applying and Leading Assessment in Student Affairs MOOC via SAAL

Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL) is offering a free open online course for assessment professionals in student affairs or student affairs related feilds. The course can be accessed at