News Releases and Announcements

A Statement on the Passing of WICHE Commissioner Dr. Sheila Stearns

Statement from WICHE President Demarée Michelau: We are saddened by the tragic news that Dr. Sheila Stearns, one of our WICHE Commissioners from Montana, has passed away. Her death is a tremendous loss to all who knew her, and...

May 25, 2023

Regional Trend Showing Tuition and Fees Remain Steady as State Financial Aid Increases

  Data based on annual survey of 350+ public postsecondary schools in the West BOULDER, Colo. – The most recent data on tuition, appropriations, and state grant aid present an economic outlook that appears favorable in the West, according...

May 11, 2023

Eastern Oregon University Wins 2023 Colleagues’ Choice Innovation Award for Teaching Program

BOULDER, Colo. – Eastern Oregon University (EOU) has received the Colleagues’ Choice Innovation Award for its program that focuses on training culturally responsive teachers who work with students from diverse backgrounds. Students from diverse backgrounds make up a third...

May 01, 2023

Media Mentions

Microcredentials far from maturity, Educause poll finds

This article from EdScoop discusses findings from a poll on microcredentials from EDUCAUSE and WCET. Original source

May 25, 2023

Leveling Off at the Bottom

This article from Inside Higher Ed discusses enrollment data and cites WICHE’s Knocking at the College Door projections. Original source

May 24, 2023

Number of Colleges in Distress Is Up 70% From 2012

The 10th edition of Knocking at the College Door is cited in this article from Bloomberg. Original source

May 22, 2023

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