• Adult College Completion Network

    Aims to unite organizations and agencies working to increase college completion by adults with prior college credits but no degree in a collaborative learning network

  • Behavioral Health Workforce Development

    Provides analyses of mental health workforce supply and preparedness, with a special focus on rural issues and cultural competence in the workforce.

  • Benchmarks : WICHE Region

    Reports on the West’s progress in improving access to, success in, and financing of higher education.

  • Best Practices in Statewide Articulation and Transfer Systems

    Seeks to develop a deeper understanding of how states coordinate their articulation and transfer programs for students who move from two- to four-year institutions.

  • College Access Regional Network and College Access Challenge Grant Consortium

    Aims to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

  • E-Learning News Digest

    Gathers and disseminates press articles about advances in e-learning.

  • EduTools

    Provides independent reviews and side-by-side comparisons of educational software to assist decision making in the e-learning community.

  • Getting What You Pay For

    Helps legislators and policymakers better understand the complex and difficult-to-balance mix of higher education appropriations, tuition, and financial aid.

  • GOALS Project: Gaining Online Accessible Learning through Self-Study

    Develops tools on web accessibility for institutions to use during the continuous improvement process for reaffirmation by the regional accrediting agencies.

  • Knocking at the College Door

    Provides projections of high school graduates, including data on enrollments and graduates by state and for major racial/ethnic groups covering the period from 2009-10 TO 2027-28.

  • Legislative Advisory Committee

    Works to strengthen state policymaking in higher education in the West by engaging state legislators who are appointed by the WICHE Commission in the discussion of higher education issues and by seeking their input on strategies for interstate collaboration.

  • Multistate Longitudinal Data Exchange

    Coordinates a pilot data exchange incorporating longitudinal information captured by the K-12 education, postsecondary education, and workforce sectors in four states.

  • No Significant Difference

    Focuses on the effectiveness of alternative modes of education, serving as a companion to Thomas L. Russell's book The No Significant Difference Phenomenon.

  • Non-traditional No More: Policy Solutions for Adult Learners

    Aims to help selected states increase the number of “ready adults” (those who’ve accumulated a significant number of college credits but remain just shy of completing their degree) who return to college and finish their postsecondary education.

  • North American Network of Science Labs Online (NANSLO)

    NANSLO provides a consortium approach to the development and deployment of high-quality, modular, openly licensed courseware integrating learner-centered and immersive web-based labs using software, video and robotics for the study of science courses.

  • Policy Publications Clearinghouse

    Compiles a list of policy publications for Western decision makers, including studies, reports, surveys and briefs published by research and public policy organizations.

  • Regional Factbook for Higher Education in the West

    Presents regional and state-by-state data related to demographic, access and affordability, economic, finance, and workforce conditions important to policymakers, educators, and researchers in the West.

  • State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (W-SARA)

    Safeguards distance-learning students and provides them with greater access to online courses, and protects state and institutional interests

  • State Higher Education Policy Database

    Offers an inventory of state-level policies and resources in key policy domains related to student achievement, access, and success in higher education.

  • Technology Costing Methodology

    Supplies a set of resources to determine the costs of offering a course through different delivery methods.

  • Transparency by Design

    Provides adult learners with information to become educated consumers of online higher education.

  • Tuition and Fees in Public Higher Education in the West

    Reports on tuition and mandatory fees at public institutions in the West, providing a state-by-state and institution-by-institution review of tuition changes for the current academic year, as well as those from one, five, and 10 years ago.

  • Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

    Helps undergraduate students to study out of state in the West for less (150 percent of resident tuition) at more than 150 institutions in the WICHE member states.

  • What the Common Core State Standards Mean to Higher Education in the West

    A meeting of postsecondary leaders to discuss the implications of the Common Core State Standards for higher education in the Western region.