Middle States Processes and Resources

Middle States Site Evaluation Visit

SUNY Morrisville's re-accreditation remote site evaluation visit took place on March 28 through March 30, 2022. You can access the visiting team's Self-Study Evaluation Report with this link. Campus login credentials are required to access this document.

Peer Evaluators Team

  • Chair - Mr. George M. Payne - Vice President, Applied Technologies, The Gudelsky Institute for Technical Education and Workforce Development. Montgomery College
  • Dr. Lisa Horne Early - Chief Human Resources Officer, Associate Vice President of Human Resources. Coppin State University
  • Dr. Brenda Fredette - Dean, Eberly College of Science and Technology, California University of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Sharon May Gallagher - Associate Teaching Professor of English, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Pennsylvania State University
  • Ms. Barbara Anne Pratt - Vice President of Finance and Operations, Warren County Community College
  • Dr. Anthony Rivera - Dean of Academic Affairs, Inter American University of Puerto Rico Bayamon Campus
  • Dr. Thomas Striplin - President, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Self Study and Accreditation Timeline

Date/Time Frame



November 22, 2019

Co-Chairs and Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) Meet with President & Provost

  • Overview of Self-Study process and timelines

December 5, 2019

MSCHE Liaison Check-in Call

  • First opportunity for MSCHE Liaison to become familiar with our campus and describe MSCHE's accreditation process expectations

January 2020 

Co-Chairs and ALO Begin to Assemble Steering Committee

  • Identify Working Groups Chairs
  • Identify other members/roles
  • Develop and launch Morrisville’s Middle States website

January 2020 

Pre-Visit MSCHE Liaison conference call for Self-Study Preliminary Visit

  • Discuss Self-Study approach
  • Discuss progress on Self-Study Design

February 1-15, 2020

Establish Self-Study Institutional Priorities and Institutional Outcomes

  • Conduct campus community-wide survey to solicit input on identification of Self-Study Institutional Priorities and Outcomes

February 24, 2020

Senior Council Institutional Priorities Workshop

  • Reveal Self-Study Institutional Priorities and Outcomes identified through campus-wide survey
  • Workshop activity to align MSCHE Standards and associated criteria with our Institutional Priorities

April 20, 2020

Self-Study Design

  • First draft submitted to MSCHE Liaison

April 27, 2020

MSCHE Liaison Virtual Visit

  • Self-Study Design review

June 2020

Self-Study Design

  • Final draft accepted by MSCHE June 23, 2020

July 2020

MSCHE Liaison Preparation Visit

  • Rescheduled to fall 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic

September 2020

Working Group Co-Chair and members recruitment

  • Establish Steering Committee
  • Set meeting schedule

October 6, 2020

MSCHE Liaison Virtual Visit

  • Meetings with President Rogers, the President's Cabinet, and the Steering Committee

October through December 2020

Working Groups

  • Finalize membership
  • Share Self-Study Design, become familiar with Working Group general and specific charges
  • Begin Evidence collection

January through March 2021

Standards-Based Working Groups and  Federal Compliance Working Group

  • Complete Evidence collection
  • Draft reports using evidence to document how the campus meets accreditation requirements outlined in each MSCHE Standard 

January through March 2021

Evidence Inventory Management and Writing Working Group

  • Develop Evidence Inventory template for evidence submission
  • Manage collection and organization of evidence in Microsoft Team Middle State channels

June 15, 2021

Self-Study Working Group Reports

  • All Working Group reports due
  • Standards-based Working Groups complete gap analysis

June through August 2021

Steering Committee and Evidence Inventory Management and Writing Working Group

  • Compile Working Group reports in to full Self-Study and refine Evidence integration

September 2021

Self-Study Draft

  • Campus review
  • Self-Study revisions in response to campus community comments

October through November 2021

Self-Study Draft Submitted to Visiting Evaluation Team Chair

  • Complete full Self-Study draft, refine evidence integration, and submit to Visiting Evaluation Team Chair

November or Early December   2021


  • Visiting Evaluation Team Chair Preliminary visit


December  2021 through March 2022

Self-Study Revisions

  • Response to Visiting Evaluation Team Chair comments
  • Finalize Evidence Inventory

April through May 2022

Self-Study, Verification of Compliance, and Evidence Inventory posted to MSCHE Portal


March 27-30, 2022

Evaluation Team Visit


June-November 2022

Commission meets to determine action