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Working to improve the transfer process for students

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series November 2018

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. Inside Higher Ed featured an article that touched upon various aspects of improving the transfer process for students and the challenges that are […]

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Meet the programmer analyst who is behind the data for Network member Utah State University

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series November 2018

Kristi Swainston is a 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 […]

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Reverse Transfer plus Interstate Passport®: A partnership to help transfer students

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series November 2018

By Roland Squire, WICHE Consultant Registrar Expert Reverse Transfer using the technology provided by the National Student Clearinghouse (https://reversetransfer.org/) allows students who transfer without earning an Associate degree to be awarded that degree after transfer to a four-year institution. Receiving that credential may encourage the student to continue on to complete a Bachelor’s degree or […]

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Interstate Passport at the National Association of Veteran Program Administrators Annual Conference

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series November 2018

This past month Interstate Passport had a strong presence at the National Association of Veteran Program Administrators (NAVPA) Annual Conference held in Orlando, FL. During the week-long conference, staff manned the Interstate Passport table and was able to meet with conference attendees, explain the benefits of students earning a Passport, and the requirements for membership […]

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Upcoming webinars identifying and submitting Passport student data using Colleague and PeopleSoft

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series November 2018

Using PeopleSoft to collect and submit Passport student data November 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM Mountain Presenters – Timothy Ebner, University Registrar, University of Utah; Andrea Ronér, Associate Registrar, University of Utah; and Dan Johnson, Registrar, Lake Region State College. The University of Utah (UU) and Lake Region State College (LRSC) in North Dakota have […]