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Topics related to student transfer

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series July 2019

Inside Higher Ed featured several articles this past month that discussed topics related to student transfer.  The article, Few Students of Defunct For-Profit Chains Have Transferred, examines data shared with lawmakers by the Department of Education on transfer rates of students from defunct for-profit institutions. Two opinion pieces, Navigating Academic and Student Affairs for Pathways […]

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The first year of Interstate Passport implementation from the Institutional Liaison’s perspective

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

Sherry Simkins is one of the key personnel who has been involved in NIC’s Passport success. Simkins serves as both the Institutional Liaison for North Idaho College and the Idaho Passport State Facilitator. In her role as Institutional Liaison she ensures that the institutional team is aware of Interstate Passport and its benefits to students. […]

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The true value of general education: an interview with Richard Detweiler

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

By Mike Hillman, co-chair of the Passport Review Board Mike Hillman, co-chair of the Passport Review Board, recently interviewed Richard A. Detweiler, the founder of HigherEdImpact, an international effort working to better educate people for lives of consequence, wisdom and accomplishment. Detweiler serves as a foundation fellow at Oxford University’s Harris Manchester College, and he […]

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Interstate Passport and the Western Undergraduate Exchange at Super ACAC Conference

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

Staff from Interstate Passport Network institutions – Salt Lake Community College and Western Oregon University – who also participate in the Western Undergraduate Exchange program, presented in May along with staff from the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education at the RMACAC-PNACAC-WACAC 2019 Super Conference in Phoenix, AZ.

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The Interstate Passport Network welcomes its first institution from Colorado

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

On June 28, 2019 Adams State University became the first institution from the state of Colorado to join the Interstate Passport Network, bringing total membership to 31 institutions in 13 different states.  Adams State University is a public four-year institution located in Alamosa, Colorado that serves over 1,700 undergraduate students. Adams State University is dedicated […]