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News Release

Dr. Raymonda ‘Ray’ Burgman Selected as Vice President, Programs and Services

27 Sep 2021

BOULDER, Colo. – The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Raymonda “Ray” Burgman has been selected as its new Vice President, Programs and Services. Burgman brings over 20 years of experience in a...

Life at Your Pace: Tips for Navigating Campus Life During COVID

22 Sep 2021

Life at Your Pace: Tips for Navigating Campus Life During COVID, is a training led by Alison Malmon, founder and executive director of Active Minds, the nation’s premier nonprofit organization promoting mental health in young adults. Participants will learn about...

2021 WCET Annual Meeting

02 Nov 2021

Every fall, WCET convenes at the Annual Meeting in a variety of locations across the U.S. The meeting brings together professionals in higher ed and edtech to discuss major topics facing institutions and organizations today.

2021 Fall Commission Meeting

04 Nov 2021

WICHE's governing commission meets twice annually to discuss business of this interstate agency.

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Policy Analysis and Research

The Increasing Nuance in the Racial and Ethnic Identity of U.S. West Youth Populations, 2010-2020

Census 2020 data confirm WICHE’s Knocking at the College Door projections that fewer children are entering and will exit the K-12 pipeline. This analysis focuses on youth diversification in the Western U.S. states over the last decade, as the youth of today will be postsecondary students in the years to come. State variation can be explored through interactive charts or downloadable data.

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WICHE's Impact Throughout the West

Since 1953, WICHE has been strengthening higher education, workforce development, and behavioral health throughout the region. As an interstate compact, WICHE partners with states, territories, and postsecondary institutions to share knowledge, create resources, and develop innovative solutions that address some of our society’s most pressing needs. Select a WICHE state or territory on the map to explore individual highlights of our long-standing partnerships.

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Featured News

Transfer Students: Key to Institutional Resilience

Some experts argue that transfer students could play a pivotal role in the survival of colleges today. In a recent virtual forum, hosted by The Chronicle of Higher Education, hear from experts (including Francisco Rodriguez, Co-Chair of our Colleagues for Interstate Passport’s Future Advisory Committee) about challenges transfer students face today, the current obstacles at colleges, and the ways institutions can help attract and retain transfer students simply by better serving their needs, including Interstate Passport.

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