Introducing the Interstate Passport®: A New Transfer Framework Based on Learning Outcomes

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 at 12:00pm MT

Robert Turner
Passport State Coordinator, WICHE

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 at 12:00pm MT

Join us for an overview of the Interstate Passport, a program that facilitates block transfer of lower division general education based on learning outcomes. Find out who developed it and why, how it works, and how it benefits students and institutions. This webinar may be of particular interest to faculty, deans and provosts interested in issues of transfer and outcomes-based education.


Robert Turner, Passport State Coordinator, WICHE

Robert “Bob” Turner retired in June 2011 after four years as Oregon University System assistant vice chancellor for academic standards and collaborations. He worked with Oregon’s public universities, statewide faculty senate, and K‐12 and community college leadership on student learning and student transitions among educational institutions. Turner received a B.S. in biology from Seattle University and a Ph.D. in embryology from the University of Oregon, and taught and conducted biology research for over 30 years. He is an emeritus professor of biology at Western Oregon University, where he was honors program director and interim dean of liberal arts and sciences.

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