1979: The WICHE Information Clearinghouse begins publishing data

The WICHE Information Clearinghouse – later becoming the WICHE’s Policy Analysis and Research unit – begins collecting and publishing data, including high school graduate projections for the 50 states. The first high school graduate projections are published by WICHE, the National Institute of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association. This publication will later become known as Knocking at the College Door and is published approximately every four years to help stakeholders make prudent decisions related to higher education policy, institutional operations, and long-term planning.