WICHE Media Mentions

by Paul Fain | Thursday, March 9, 2017

(Reposted, original publication date: January 9, 2014)

The Interstate Passport Initiative, which the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) unveiled this week, is a set of mutually agreed-upon learning outcomes for lower division courses in the general education core.

by Rick Seltzer | Thursday, March 9, 2017

(Reposted, original publication date: December 6, 2016 )

A decade-long stagnation in the number of U.S. high school graduates is setting in, and the number of students receiving diplomas in 2017 is expected to drop significantly.

by Carl Straumsheim | Friday, February 17, 2017

The myth that online education courses cost less to produce and therefore save students money on tuition doesn’t hold up to scrutiny, a survey of distance education providers found.

The survey, conducted by the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET), found that most colleges charge students the same or more to study online. And when additional fees are included, more than half of distance education students pay more than do those in brick-and-mortar classrooms.

KRWG Performance Today
by NEWS EDITOR AND PARTNERS | Friday, February 3, 2017

New Mexico State University College of Engineering Associate Dean for Outreach Patricia A. Sullivan was elected chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education during the commission’s semi-annual meeting held in Westminster, Colorado, in the fall.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
by Goldie Blumenstyk | Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Education Department on Thursday clarified a key piece of a new distance-education regulation, making it clearer that the reciprocity agreement known as SARA, under which more than 1,300 colleges have already been approved to offer online courses across state lines, would satisfy the new regulation.

by Caroline Torie | Sunday, January 8, 2017

SOUTH BEND — Students across the country are submitting their college applications and admissions departments are trying to get the best kids for their school. The college recruiting process has been through some changes over the last couple years. Schools have had to adjust to shifting realities to remain relevant to the changing student population. The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education has been studying high school graduation trends for decades.

Campus Technology
by Michael Hart | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Five higher education institutions have received this year's WOW Awards from the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET).

University of Hawai'i News
by University of Hawai'i | Thursday, September 8, 2016

Inside Higher Ed
by Paul Fain | Tuesday, July 5, 2016

New interstate network seeks to help students transfer across state lines without losing credits, but also defers to faculty members at each college about how