Posted  in 

Passport Review Board approves the Interstate Passport 2017-2018 Annual Report

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series April 2019

The Passport Review Board recently approved the Interstate Passport 2017-2018 Annual Report. This report provides a thorough update on the program’s accomplishments during its second year of implementation. Topics covered include the expansion of the Network, the marketing campaign and collateral, an analysis of early Academic Progress Tracking data, and future goals for the program.

Posted  in 

Interstate Passport Network expands membership to Alaska!

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series April 2019

On February 13, 2019 the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) became the thirtieth institution and the first from the state of Alaska to join the Interstate Passport Network (IPN). The IPN now spans twelve states across the country. UAA is the largest accredited institution in the state, with urban and community campuses serving about 17,000 […]

Posted  in 

Interstate Passport’s Academic Progress Tracking: It’s Worth the Effort

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series April 2019

By Michael Torrens, director of institutional research and accreditation, Utah State University In the last two months, I’ve really discovered the value of Interstate Passport’s Academic Progress Tracking (APT). I’d like to make the case that it’s truly worth the upfront effort by participating institutions to get it programmed, to start, and to continue, reporting. […]

Posted  in 

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 […]

Posted  in 

Serving active military and veteran students through Interstate Passport

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series April 2019

Meet Robert Bullen, retired Sergeant Major for the U.S. Army Recruiting School.Currently, Bullen serves as the Veteran Outreach/Prior Learning Assessment Coordinator for University of Hawai‘i System of Community Colleges. He is the point of contact to provide informational service, outreach, and referrals for colleges wanting to establish or expand services to military personnel (active, guard […]