The latest on student transfer

Interstate Passport Briefing, Transfer News
This is one of 5 articles in the January 2019 newsletter.

In The Chronicle of Higher Education a recent article, Inside the UC System’s New Focus on Transfer Students, discusses strategies being employed by the University of California System to increase the number of transfer students in its total student population.

Inside Higher Ed featured two articles this past month that address student transfer. The first article discusses findings in the most recent report on college completion rates from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The second article examines policy plans from the U.S. Department of Education.

The report regarding the 2012 student cohort discusses findings that completion rates for transfer students from two-year to four-year institutions increased 1.1 percentage points, to 15.8 percent.

Secretary DeVos and U.S. Education Department officials today outline plans for looming accreditation reform negotiation, describing focus on credit transfer and credential inflation.

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