Boulder, Colorado – The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has been awarded a grant totaling $2.99 million from the U.S. Department of Education, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, to scale and enhance the Interstate Passport – a new transfer framework that seeks to improve graduation rates, shorten time to degree, and save students money.
Interstate Passport News
As part of the Obama Administration's ambitious agenda to drive innovation and keep a higher education within reach for all Americans, the Education Department today awarded nearly $60 million to 17 colleges and universities in its First in the World (FITW) grant program. The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, one of 17 First in the World grant recipients, received a $2,999,482 grant for the Interstate Passport Initiative: Accelerating Transfer to a Credential.
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has been awarded a $550,000 grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York for a pilot project that will focus on the college transfer process.