Middle States Self-Study
Hood College is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
MSCHE, a global institutional accreditor recognized by the United States Secretary of Education since 1952, assures students and the public of the educational quality for more than 500 institutions of higher education. The Commission’s accreditation process ensures institutional accountability, self-appraisal, improvement and innovation through peer review and the rigorous application of standards within the context of institutional mission.
Every eight years, the College participates in the comprehensive reaccreditation process. Hood is currently preparing for its 2025-26 peer review.
- I: Mission and Goals
- II: Ethics and Integrity
- III: Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience
- IV: Support of the Student Experience
- V: Educational Effectiveness Assessment
- VI: Planning, Resources and Institutional Improvement
- VII: Governance, Leadership and Administration
MSCHE Self-Student Co-Chairs
- Paige Eager, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty
- Shaowei Wu, Ph.D., Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
|Standards||Chair/Co-Chair (Steering Committee)|
|I: Mission and Goals||Laurie Ward|
|II: Ethics and Integrity||Tammi Simpson|
|III: Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience||Becky Grove|
|IV: Support of the Student Experience||James Parson|
|V: Education Effectiveness Assessment||Shannon Kundey|
|VI: Planning, Resources and Institutional Improvement||Rob Klinedinst|
|VII: Governance, Leadership and Administration||Nancy Gillece|
|Evidence Inventory||Mary Atwell|