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Truckee Meadows Community College joins Interstate Passport Network

05 Aug

BOULDER, Colo. – Truckee Meadows Community College has joined the Interstate Passport Network, the national program of two- and four-year colleges and universities that streamlines the transfer process for students. Truckee Meadows becomes the 56th member of the Network,...

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Nevada State College joins Interstate Passport Network

04 Aug

BOULDER, Colo. – Nevada State College (NSC) has joined the Interstate Passport Network, the national program of two- and four-year colleges and universities that streamlines the transfer process for students. NSC becomes the 57th member of the Network, signing...

WCET: Good Practices in Online Teaching from Those Who Wrote the Books

06 Aug

Join us for an informal conversation with two experts who have written the books on online teaching, Dr. Tony Bates, author of Teaching in a Digital Age, and Dr. Shannon Riggs, author of Thrive Online: A New Approach to...

WICHE Task Force Meeting IV

11 Aug

WICHE’s Task Force on Closing Postsecondary Attainment Gaps will convene virtually on August 11, providing an opportunity for the project’s state teams to share progress, collaboratively address challenges, and jointly develop regional recommendations for the West.

State Data Needs Meeting: Promoting Racial Justice in Higher Education through Data

13 Aug

A number of state agencies, national and regional organizations, federal agencies, and others have been working in recent years to improve postsecondary and employment data infrastructure. This work is important in any context, but it becomes even more crucial...

WCET|SAN: Professional Licensure Notifications Now Required!

20 Aug

Join us to learn the specific aspects of the Federal regulations requiring notifications, strategies for Federal compliance, and notification requirements for institutions that participate in reciprocity for state institutional compliance through State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA).

2020 Legislative Advisory Committee Annual Meeting

23 Sep

We will host three Zoom meetings focused on the legislative role in higher education’s pandemic response. Each day will focus on a different aspect of this topic, beginning with a discussion of financial impacts and considerations, followed by a...

WCET 32nd Annual Meeting Seminar Series

06 Oct

The two-part series of topic-focused virtual discussions and experiences will bring together higher education community members, practitioners, and experts.

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National Call to Action to Eliminate College Transfer Barriers Now

If ever there were a time to simplify how students transfer between colleges, this is it. As a result of COVID-19, thousands upon thousands of students are expected to transfer to an institution closer to home, or to one that is more affordable during these harsh economic times.

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WICHE's Impact Throughout the West

Since 1953, WICHE has been working collaboratively to expand educational access and excellence for all citizens of the West. By promoting innovation, cooperation, resource sharing, and sound public policy among states and institutions, WICHE strengthens higher education’s contributions to the region’s social, economic, and civic life. Select a WICHE state or territory on the map to explore individual highlights of our long-standing partnership.