What's Happening at WICHE

Smoothing the Bumps in the Road: How to Better Articulate Articulation

09 Apr

As higher education continues to navigate the negative impact COVID-19 is having on student enrollment, leaders must be aware that transfer students are also being significantly affected. Learn from national and state level experts about the latest transfer data...

WCET Virtual Summit

06 Apr

Join WCET for a virtual Summit miniseries on key topics that will influence the work you and your colleagues do at your institution throughout 2021. Dropping the first Tuesday in April and May, the must-see Live Summit TV sessions...

2021 Spring Commission Meeting

18 May

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

2021 Western Academic Leadership Academy

21 Jul

The Western Academic Leadership Academy (Academy), launched in 2015, is a year-long professional development program for academic leaders aspiring to become chief academic officers in the WICHE region’s postsecondary four-year sector. The Academy, sponsored by the  Western Academic Leadership Forum (Forum), seeks to encourage the...

Benchmarks Line Chart
Latest WICHE Resource

Benchmarks: WICHE Region

The latest edition of WICHE’s Benchmarks highlights the region’s progress in accessing, success in, and financing of higher education. The series of interactive data dashboards include region- and state-level data across key postsecondary indicators in the areas of access, attainment, and affordability.

Learn More

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.

Interstate Passport logo
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.

Learn More