Administrator Says Merchant Marine Academy Is Back on TrackNovember 30, 2017 |
by Joseph Keefe
The U.S. Maritime Administrator last week issued a statement announcing full accreditation of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The news brings (at least part of) the drama being experienced by the nation’s only federal maritime academy to an end. The school had been found to be delinquent in at least 5 of 14 necessary benchmarks last year.
In a prepared statement, Buzby announced, “I learned today that my alma mater – Kings Point – has once again received full accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.