15 full members and 2 associate members

Readings on the Catholic, Mercy ethos of our institutions

Programs focused on mission development, advocacy, and accountability

Institutional press releases related to identity and mission

Seventeen remarkable institutions across the United States represent the Mercy mission in higher education


A ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

For more information, visit the Sisters of Mercy


Vision 2020: Animation, Advocacy, and Invitation - Strategic Plan for CMHE (approved November 2015)

With the endorsement of the Presidents Council, continue the development of affinity groups

Develop and enhance programs that promote an understanding of the Mercy mission

Decide how to face the world, what impact can be made because of who Mercy higher education is

The mission of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education is the preservation and development of the core Catholic identity and mission of Mercy higher education in accord with the spirit, mission, and heritage of the Sisters of Mercy.



Our Catholic faith calls us to 'welcome the stranger' and ensure a dignified life for all God's people. We join others in the faith community to stand in solidarity with the DACA recipients and add our voice in strong resistance to the immoral ending of this program. - Sisters of Mercy of the Americas