News Releases and Announcements
Featured News Release | February 15, 2024
Rep. Llew Jones to Represent Montana on WICHE Commission
BOULDER, Colo. – Rep. Llew Jones has been appointed by Gov. Greg Gianforte to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), representing Montana. WICHE works collaboratively to expand access to high-quality higher education across the West by promoting innovation,...
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
Featured Media Mention | February 20, 2024
Pandemic learning loss could create another enrollment hurdle. What can higher ed do?
Higher Ed Dive reports on WICHE’s Navigating Learning Loss and Changing Demographics in Education policy brief. Original source
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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