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WICHE is closely monitoring the outbreak of “SARS-CoV-2,” and the disease it causes, which has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). To inform and facilitate your response to a rapidly changing situation, WICHE has compiled the following set of resources, which will be updated as new information becomes available.

Radio Higher Ed
Distance education efficiencies: An emerging state and institution partnership
April 21, 2013
Co-hosts: Kathryn Dodge, Alison Griffin and Elise Scanlon

Faculty Focus
Higher Ed Teaching Strategies from Magna Publications
Major Grant Awarded to WICHE & Partners to Create Interstate Reciprocity in Postsecondary Distance Education
August 5, 2013
By Company News in EdTech News and Trends

Inside Higher Ed
Lumina Backs Voluntary State Network of Distance Ed Regs
August 6, 2013

Lincoln Journal Star
Higher ed leader leaves post for Colorado online initiative
September 2, 2013
By Kevin Abourezk

Inside Higher Ed
Distance Education State Reciprocity Initiative Begins Staffing
September 13, 2013

Inside Higher Ed
Will States Reciprocate?
November 20, 2013
By Carl Straumsheim

The Lawrence Journal-World
Regents support agreement among states offering online courses
December 3, 2013
By Scott Rothschild

University Business
Colleges can get help in offering online classes to out-of-state students
December 3, 2013
Reposted from:
Omaha World-Herald
December 2, 2013
By Kate Howard Perry

Military Advanced Education magazine 
State Authorization for Distance Education and Reciprocity
December 2013, volume 8, issue 10
By Lane Huber
Click on the front cover of the magazine (found on the left side of the screen) and view pages 76-77​ for article

The Lawrence Journal-World
Kansas public universities seek bill that they say would streamline process to offer online courses in other states
February 6, 2014
By Scott Rothschild

Digital Journal
Indiana approved as first SARA state
February 24, 2014​

The Chronicle of Higher Education 
Indiana Is First to Meet National State-Authorization Requirements
February 24, 2014
By Eric Kelderman

Indiana First to Join National Distance Education Initiative
February 24, 2014
By Will Healey

eCampus News
Indiana clears online learning regulatory hurdles
February 25, 2014
By Jake New

Inside Higher Ed 
First State Approved for Distance Ed Reciprocity
February 25, 2014 

The Daily Barometer
Oregon Senate approves distance education agreement bill
March 4, 2014
By Sean Bassinger

Digital Journal
North Dakota Joins SARA; First Institutions Approved
April 8, 2014

KFYR-TV Bismarck
University System Helps Students Financially With SARA
April 9, 2014

Grand Forks Herald
HIGHER EDUCATION NOTEBOOK: Agreement aids online learning
April 16, 2014
By Anna Burleson

CQ Roll Call
Let's Focus on Access, Cost and Speed to Improve Higher Education | Commentary
June 16, 2014
By John F. Ebersole

Radio Higher Ed
A Finer Point with Marshall Hill: Significant progress in Reciprocity for Distance Education Regulation
July 29, 2014
Co-hosts: Kathryn Dodge, Alison Griffin and Elise Scanlon