Middle States Accreditation Reports Collection, 1938-2010
- Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Commission on Higher Education
- The collection is made up of the accreditiation reports for the University at Albany.
- 0.99 cubic ft.
- English and English
- Preferred citation:
- Preferred citation for this material is as follows: and Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, The Middle States Accreditation Reports Collection, 1932-2010. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Accreditation Reports Collection).
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- Scope and Content:
This collection contains the accreditation reports dating from the years 1938-2010. The information in these reports pertains to evaluaitons of the degree programs, the physical campus, and the other facilities.Mixed in witht he reports are select pieces of correspondence from within the University as these reports were disseminated to faculty and staff. There are also self-study reports there were done in tandem with the evaluations. These documents were typically written in preparation of the arrival of the evaluation team. They discuss the intedned gaols to be reached as a result of the evaluation, and those topics to be focused on the most.
- Biographical / Historical:
Collection is made up of the accreditation reports from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. One of the many functions performed by this group was the accreditation of Universities and colleges to maintain their quality of learning and maintain their status. Teams were sent to evaluate universities and colleges and submit a report on their findings to the Association and the institution investigated. This group performed these reports until 2013 when their Commission on Higher Education broke off and created its own insititution exclusively committed to the accreditation of colleges.
- Acquisition information:
All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.
- Processing information:
Processed in 2016 by Erik Stolarski.