Self-Study Compliance Working Group – Middle States Accreditation - Montclair State University
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Self-Study Compliance Working Group

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is obligated to ensure that its candidate and member institutions comply with accreditation-relevant federal regulations. In order to demonstrate Montclair State University’s compliance with these federal regulations a Compliance Working Group was formed to address the following areas:

  1. Student identity verification in distance and correspondence education.
  2. Transfer of credit policies and articulation agreements.
  3. Title IV program responsibilities.
  4. Institutional records of student complaints.
  5. Required information for students and the public.
  6. Standing with state and other accrediting agencies.
  7. Contractual relationships.
  8. Assignment of credit hours.

The members of the working group were:

  • Steve Johnson (Chair)
  • Yanling Sun
  • Barbara Ritola
  • Catherine Boscher-Murphy
  • Shannon Gary
  • Melissa Harris
  • Leslie Sutton-Smith