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The latest on student transfer

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series April 2019

Last week, The Chronicle of Higher Education featured an article, Here’s What Trump’s Executive Order on Free Speech Says, which discusses the key items of the executive order. Interestingly, the order also requires an annual report by the U.S. Secretary of Education on successful State and institutional efforts on student transfer rates and degree completion […]

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Interstate Passport student transfer destination by state website now includes 2012 cohort data

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series March 2019

The Student Transfer Destinations by State website demonstrates transfer patterns of students across all 50 states and territories based on data secured from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center (NSCRC). As the Interstate Passport Network has grown to a nationwide program with 30 members in 12 different states, this site has been expanded to include […]

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Learn more about student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series March 2019

Inside Higher Ed featured an article, Georgia Perimeter improves graduation and transfer rates after merging with Georgia State, this past month that addressed how institutions are partnering to increase graduation and transfer rates. Learning communities can improve student transfer rates.   An article, How Learning Communities Can Keep Higher Ed’s Most At-Risk Students on Track, The […]

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First institution from the state of Minnesota joins the Interstate Passport Network!

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series February 2019

Concordia University, St. Paul is the latest institution to join the Interstate Passport Network (Network), coming aboard on January 3, 2019. Established in 1893, Concordia University, St. Paul is a private, comprehensive liberal arts university that offers over 80 programs for students seeking traditional undergraduate, degree completion, graduate, or doctoral degrees. It offers numerous scholarship […]

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What’s the latest on student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series February 2019

Education Dive featured two articles this past month that address student transfer. The first article discusses how veterans are underrepresented at top US colleges. The second article examines how transfer students from community colleges fare compared to those who matriculate from high school. Enrolling More Veterans at High-Graduation-Rate Colleges and Universities explores barriers including transfer […]

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The latest on student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series January 2019

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 […]

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Equity and transfer students

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series December 2018

Though institutions and organizations are working to improve student transfer, there are still challenges in particular around equity. Several reports from the Community Colleges Research Initiative on transfer partnerships provide insight and recommendations to address these challenges. Recent articles in Education Dive and Inside Higher Ed examine how institutions are addressing equity at the local […]

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Twenty-eight members and counting! University of Wyoming joins the Interstate Passport Network

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series December 2018

The Interstate Passport Network welcomes its newest member, University of Wyoming (UW) in Laramie, Wyoming. The Network now encompasses 28 institutions across 10 states and is aiming for comprehensive national coverage. Founded in 1886, UW is the only public, four-year university in the state of Wyoming. It is a land-grant research institution and provides numerous […]

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Working to improve the transfer process for students

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series November 2018

Though institutions and organizations are working to improve student transfer, there are still challenges. Recent articles from Inside Higher Ed and the Brookings Institute provide insight on the challenges transfer students face. Inside Higher Ed featured an article that touched upon various aspects of improving the transfer process for students and the challenges that are […]