Stony Brook University is seeking reaccreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, more commonly known as “Middle States.” This evaluation process is questioned for causing the university to care more about its reputation than its students.
When Stony Brook University prepared for its reaccreditation process, the only indications of the magnitude of the process were once-a-month senate meetings within the faculty and administrative circles. That was two years ago.
It was a surprise to everyone to wake up to an unwarranted winter wonderland. Mother Nature pulled the ultimate April Fool’s joke a day early, smothering the dreams of warm weather with slushy, slippery snow. I slipped once from my way back from the gym at 8:30 a.m., which was just enough times to dissuade me from the thought of attending classes.
Stony Brook University is seeking reaffirmation of its accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), so from March 29 to April 2, an 11-member peer review team will be on campus to make the determination.
Stony Brook University has reviewed its re-accreditation to meet the standards of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an association that examines institutions to ensure assurance and improvement…