Upcoming Events

Collaborating and resource sharing through meetings, webinars, and other events

2020

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.

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...

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...

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...

2020 Fall Commission Meeting

12 Nov

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

2021

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

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...

What Matters is What You Know, Not How You Learned It: Sharing Research Findings on the Impact of Prior Learning Assessment

08 Oct

Join WICHE and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning at the ASU/GSV Summit (free and open to the public; register below) for a presentation and discussion on soon-to-be-released...

Campus and Community Collaborating on COVID-19

02 Oct

The impact of COVID on higher education and the surrounding communities has yet to be fully realized. The speakers on this panel will discuss the challenges of navigating the...

OER Challenges and Opportunities

24 Sep

With expert panelists Elaine Thornton, Will Cross, and Jennryn Wetzler, we will explore a variety of topics related to Open Educational Resources for the Fall term, including 1) OER...

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...

Narrowing the Digital Divide: Pragmatic and Student-Centered Approaches

15 Sep

WCET is hosting a webcast discussion on the digital and technology divide many students are facing, as well as policies and strategies to address the issue, including: the status...

Long-Term Crisis Management: Strategies for Supporting Faculty and Staff Mental Health

11 Sep

A recent American Council on Education survey highlighted that 96% of Presidents agree that there will be high demand for mental health and support needs this coming fall. The...

Back to Basics Workshop 2020

10 Sep

Do you manage state authorization compliance at your institution? ….OR are you in another institution office such as financial aid, registrar, faculty, institutional research, or legal counsel and required...