We are pleased to welcome Anna Galas as the new Program Manager for the Interstate Passport program. Anna takes over duties from Cathy Walker, who is retiring at the end of March. Anna is now a full-time staff member at WICHE – she has been providing consulting services as the database coordinator for the WICHE Internet Course Exchange program since 2014. In addition, Galas was the Program Manager for NEXus:The Nursing Education Xchange (NEXus), administered by the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) at Oregon Health and Science University.
Interstate Passport News
The Interstate Passport Network is pleased to welcome North Idaho College as a new member. NIA is a community college in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho with over 6,000 students enrolled. It is the first member institution from the State of Idaho and has participated in development activities over the past two years. Sherry Simkins serves as the College's Passport Institution Liaison.
Attention Interstate Passport Registrars and Institutional Researchers: If you have not already done so, please submit your data report to the National Student Clearinghouse on Passports awarded for the fall 2017 term. You may submit the Passport Completion data file to NSC reporting the number of Passports awarded.
A new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), reviewed in the February 23 edition of Inside Higher Ed, cites the discrepancy between students’ ratings of their proficiencies and ratings by employers.