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Insterstate Passport® Briefing
As the California Community College system invests in Guided Pathways, leadership teams are considering equity, impacted programs, cost-of-living, and employment opportunities when building successful transfer models. Interstate Passport offers an approach to guiding students in a world that’s increasingly, as Thomas Friedman suggests, hotter, flatter, and more crowded. To succeed in such a world, students […]
DeAnn Johnson serves as the academic advisor for completion and transferability at North Idaho College (NIC). In this position she advises students in coursework required for their intended transfer institution degree requirements to meet their career goals. Working together with staff and faculty, NIC has implemented Interstate Passport on its campus via its college catalog […]
During the 2017-2018 academic year, Network members officially reported to the National Student Clearinghouse that 12,975 students were awarded Passports. Deadlines for reporting Passport Completion and Academic Progress Tracking files for the 2018-2019 year are fast approaching. The Passport Completion file should be submitted by June 15th, 2019, and the Academic Progress Tracking file needs to […]
Inside Higher Ed opinion piece, Community college four-year degrees are smart policy, not mission creep, explores how community colleges offering bachelor’s degrees may better serve transfer students and may address the “racial transfer gap.” An article, Clearing Transfer Pipelines, in the Community College Journal of the American Association of Community Colleges features a variety of […]
Interstate Passport Network Member Cerritos College in California works to raise awareness with its student by introducing the benefits of Interstate Passport in its newest video.
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.
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 […]
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. […]