The Interstate Passport Network welcomes its newest member, University of Wyoming (UW) in Laramie, Wyoming.
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The South Dakota Board of Regents has been working to better inform its member institutions and students across the state about Interstate Passport and its benefits. An Interstate Passport specific webpage and info graphic explaining the program has recently been created. Whether students transfer or not, all eligible students earn and are awarded Passports.
Kristi Swainston is the Programmer Analyst for the Utah State University Registrar’s Office. Her main responsibilities in her position include querying student information from the Banner database and building reports from this information. In addition, Swainston is one of the multitude of personnel behind the scenes at member institutions who are ensuring Interstate Passport is working by compiling and submitting data to the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC).
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.