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Institutional Initiatives

St. John Fisher University has identified a number of institutional initiatives, each of which tie directly to the University'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 University 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.

Accreditation and Assessment

St. John Fisher University 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 our Middle States Accreditation and other Assessment and Accreditation activities.