News Releases and Announcements

American Samoa Joins WICHE Under Pacific Island Membership

Membership Now Includes All Eligible U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States BOULDER, Colorado – American Samoa has passed the necessary legislation to officially join the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). WICHE programs allow American Samoa residents...

December 06, 2023

Antwan Jefferson of the University of Colorado Denver to Chair WICHE Commission

Barbara Damron of the University of New Mexico to Become Vice Chair BOULDER, Colorado – Antwan Jefferson, associate dean for equity, diversity and inclusion and a clinical associate professor in the School of Education & Human Development at the...

November 14, 2023

WICHE Awarded $79,912 Grant from Arizona-Based Mercy Care

Grant to Support ‘Expansion of Competency and Evidence-Based Practices in Trauma-Informed Treatment’ Program     BOULDER, Colorado – The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has been awarded a 2023 Mercy C.A.R.E.S. Community Reinvestment Grant in the amount...

November 06, 2023

Media Mentions

Iowa community college enrollment represents shifting needs, interests, demographics

WICHE’s Knocking at the College Door report data is mentioned in this article about community college enrollment in Iowa. Original source

February 08, 2024

Population decline concerns Mississippi universities

WICHE’s Knocking at the College Door report data is mentioned in this article about college enrollment in Mississippi. Original source

February 02, 2024

College tuition savings program provides options for students in Nevada, other western states

This story features the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) as an option to reduce college costs for students in Nevada and other Western states. Original source

January 16, 2024

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