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2021

The 60 Year Degree: Learning Without Boundaries

21 Jan

The boundaries of learning and earning are intersecting in increasingly complex ways. The “traditional” approach – prescriptive pathways of degree attainment, followed by a long career – can no...

Campus Wellness in the COVID Era: Practical Tips and Tools

05 Feb

Students, faculty, and staff continue to be impacted by COVID.  As the pandemic extends beyond 2020, the effect of “COVID fatigue” is taking its toll on mental wellness. Learn...

Moving Beyond the Pandemic to Improve Digital Learning Outcomes

18 Feb

Video platforms proved essential to ease the transition online amidst a pandemic and allowed institutions to continue delivering education. However, as we are nearly a year into a world...

2021 Spring Commission Meeting

17 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...

2021 WCET Annual Meeting

02 Nov

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...

2021 Fall Commission Meeting

04 Nov

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

2022

2022 Spring Commission Meeting

23 May

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

2022 Fall Commission Meeting

10 Nov

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

Past Events

New Year, New NCOER Initiative (National Consortium for Open Educational Resources)

14 Jan

State leaders, postsecondary education institutions, and education leaders are working across state lines to promote the adoption of open educational resources (OER) to help millions of students access high-quality...

New Graduate Projections with WICHE: A Planner’s Discussion of Enrollment and Admission Trends

17 Dec

Reliable data are essential for planning as the nation, states and educational institutions respond to the challenges and opportunities brought about by major demographic changes and other current events....

Knocking at the College Door 10th Ed. High School Graduate Projections

15 Dec

WICHE’s 10th edition of Knocking at the College Door, which projects the number of high school graduates out to 2037, will be released on an hour-long webcast. Incorporating reported data through...

Making the Case for the Recognition of Learning

10 Dec

Individuals often gain valuable college-level knowledge and applicable skills on the job, during military service, through certifications, or from life experiences. Formally recognizing this learning through Prior Learning Assessment...

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Digital Learning

09 Dec

Educational opportunity and economic success are intertwined and a college degree enables students to accomplish their career goals and aspirations. Yet, as a society, we must confront the fact...

Weathering the COVID-19 Economic Superstorm

04 Dec

The pandemic and recession are forcing institutions to rethink current budgeting practices moving forward. With recent state funding cuts and the future restoration of state education appropriations and tuition...

Digital Learning Regulatory Outlook: The Impact of the Pandemic and Elections

03 Dec

This webcast is open to WCET and SAN members. What regulatory changes are in the air for online, blended, remote, or any other form of digital learning that you...

2020 Fall Commission Meeting

12 Nov

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

Indigenizing University Campuses

09 Nov

A webinar highlighting strategies for supporting and retaining Native students led by institution leaders at Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institutions.

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...

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...

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...