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WCET 32nd Annual Meeting Seminar Series

02 Nov

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

The PLA Boost: Results from a 72-Institution Targeted Study of Prior Learning Assessment and Adult Student Outcomes

22 Oct

New research findings from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) and WICHE suggest that policies and practices that support prior learning assessment (PLA) have the potential to create more efficient pathways for mobility and increase student success—especially...

Prior Learning Assessment: the Impact for Today’s Students and the Importance for Tomorrow’s

05 Nov

WICHE has partnered with several national organizations to conduct a landscape analysis on prior learning. Join WICHE, NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, SUNY-Empire State College, and the Center for Law and Social Policy at CAEL’s 2020 virtual conference...

Making the Most of the PLA Boost. Now that we have the new research findings on PLA, how can we make the most of them?

05 Nov

Brand new research findings from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) and WICHE suggest that policies and practices that support prior learning assessment (PLA) have the potential to create more efficient pathways for mobility and increase student...

Keeping an Eye on the Prize: Equity and Inclusion During COVID

06 Nov

Diversity, inclusion, and equity is a goal for leaders across higher education. This session explores how COVID-19 has created additional challenges for leaders as they strive to create more inclusive campuses.  Panelists will discuss how COVID-19 has impacted different...

2020 Fall Commission Meeting

12 Nov

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

2021 Spring Commission Meeting

17 May

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

2021 Fall Commission Meeting

04 Nov

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

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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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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.