News Releases and Announcements

Webcast: Learn About Online Tools Created for Colleges and Universities to Assess How Administrative Holds Impact Students

Join experts from WICHE, AACRAO on October 10 for this virtual event BOULDER, Colo. – No Holding Back, a yearlong collaboration between 12 public higher ed institutions in the West, has resulted in the development of innovative online tools...

September 19, 2023

Evergreen State College President John Carmichael Joins WICHE Commission

BOULDER, Colo. – Dr. John Carmichael, president of Evergreen State College, has been appointed to represent the state of Washington on the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) by Gov. Jay Inslee. Carmichael steps into the vacancy left...

September 14, 2023

As Nursing Faculty Shortages Persist, Higher Education Institutions in the West Respond with Innovative Solutions

BOULDER, Colo. – The healthcare industry is experiencing a dramatic increase in the demand for nurses, brought on by factors including mass retirements, wage disparities, and challenging work environments. These pressures are also affecting the colleges and universities that...

September 13, 2023

Media Mentions

MHCC President Lisa Skari appointed to interstate education commission

The Outlook reports that Mt. Hood Community College President Lisa Skari was appointed to the WICHE Commission. Original source

September 26, 2023

Dickinson State University reports slight enrollment dip for Fall 2023

This article from The Dickinson Press cites WICHE's Knocking at the College Door report's high school graduation projections. Original source

September 22, 2023

Castro appointed to WICHE Legislative Advisory Committee

Rep. Manny Castro (Ind-Saipan) has been appointed to WICHE's Legislative Advisory Committee after  attending its annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. Original source

September 19, 2023

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