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Transfer Student Trends

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series September 2018

The National Student Clearinghouse recently released its third report on transfer and mobility. The report, Signature Report 15: Transfer and Mobility: A National View of Student Movement in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2011 Cohort, examines the transfer pathways of students who started postsecondary education in fall 2011. Analysis includes student enrollment patterns across different institutions, across […]

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Employers Value Learning Outcomes

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series September 2018

An article, Public May Not Trust Higher Ed, but Employers Do, was included in the August issue of Inside Higher Ed, discusses the perspective that employers have of higher education and the skills that employers highly value when hiring new graduates. In particular, two skills identified are critical thinking and oral communication. Both of these […]

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Meet Utah State University’s program coordinator for its Veterans Resource Office

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series September 2018

Tony Flores is the program coordinator of Utah State University Veterans Resource Office and a member of Interstate Passport’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee which focuses on the benefits of Interstate Passport for transfer students, especially active military personnel, veterans, and their families–a highly mobile population that often must transfer. In his position, Flores is […]

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Taking Assessment Personally

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series September 2018

Taking Assessment Personally Or, How I Was Reminded of the Value of General Educationby David Smith, director, Office of Assessment, New Mexico State University Since this post was originally published on the Interstate Passport blog in 2016, the state of New Mexico completed a general education (GE) reform process with the goal of prioritizing and […]