University Administration and Accreditation

Board of Trustees

EMU’s leadership is accountable to EMU’s Board of Trustees.

University Administration

EMU’s coordinator for matters related to nondiscrimination policies is the university provost, Fred Kniss, available at 540-432-4105.

Academic deans


Eastern Mennonite University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur GA 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Eastern Mennonite University.

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)

The university is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). Students and prospective students may find the information resources of the SCHEV of use in planning for college and careers, including SCHEV’s institutional profile for each Virginia public college and university, and for each independent college or university participating in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program. Here is EMU’s SCHEV profile.