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Institutional Initiatives

St. John Fisher College has identified a number of institutional initiatives, each of which tie directly to the College's mission and vision and contribute to the overall success of our programs and our graduates.

Civic Engagement

Through an education rooted in the liberal arts, St. John Fisher College prepares individuals for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity, in which diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.

Learn more about civic engagement at Fisher.

Middle States Accreditation

St. John Fisher College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). As a regional accrediting body, MSCHE examines each of its member institutions every five years through periodic reviews and evaluations to promote high quality practices and ensure compliance with its standards.

Learn more about Middle States accreditation.

Educational Effectiveness Assessment

The Educational Assessment Leadership Team (EALT) facilitates evidence-based decisions by providing pedagogical and technical expertise for the assessment of student learning outcomes. The team does so by demonstrating a commitment to assessment processes and data that are transparent and useful for our educational community.

Learn more about educational effectiveness assessment.