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Tips from the Network: Western Oregon University (WOU) celebrates National Transfer Student Week

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series November 2019

This is one of 8 articles in the November 2019 newsletter. Western Oregon University (WOU) recently celebrated National Transfer Student Week (NTSW) to promote awareness of transfer students and the professionals who support them on their journey. Learn more about NTSW at WOU here. NTSW is an annual event organized by the National Institute for […]

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Targeting Transfer Students

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series November 2019

This is one of 8 articles in the November 2019 newsletter. A number of institutions across the country are undertaking efforts that target transfer students—recruiting them and making transfer easier: See the October 14 Education Dive article on making transfers easier between two- and four-year institutions. Data show that more than 50,000 students each year […]

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Transfer Facts:Update to Tracking Transfer Series

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series November 2019

This is one of 8 articles in the November 2019 newsletter. See this latest update to the Tracking Transfer Report Series from the National Student Clearinghouse that focuses on the student mobility from two- to four-year institutions nationally. Student transfer outcomes for the 2012 cohort of first-time degree-seeking students are reported. The report provides five main […]

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The Role of the Passport State Facilitator

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series November 2019

This is one of 8 articles in the November 2019 newsletter. Dr. Richard Dubanoski is the Passport State Facilitator for Hawai’i, and has been since the inception of Interstate Passport. Dean Emeritus of the College of Social Sciences at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, and a former professor of psychology, he received a B.A. […]

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National Transfer Student Week

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series November 2019

This is one of 8 articles in the November 2019 newsletter. Interstate Passport recently celebrated National Transfer Student Week. The National Institute of the Study of Transfer Students organized its annual National Transfer Student Week October 21-25, 2019 to celebrate transfer students and the professionals who support them on their journey. Interstate Passport shared information with […]

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Over 12,500 students earn Passports in AY2018-19

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series November 2019

This is one of 8 articles in the November 2019 newsletter. During 2018-19, the third academic year of Interstate Passport operation, 12,786 students earned Passports from member institutions. A total of 21 colleges and universities submitted Passport Completion files to the National Student Clearinghouse. Throughout the three years of operation, 38,886 students have earned a […]

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Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities features Interstate Passport

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series November 2019

This is one of 8 articles in the November 2019 newsletter. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) recently featured a piece on Interstate Passport in their e-newsletter, the Beacon. The piece, written by Patricia Shea, Senior Adviser for Academic Leadership Initiatives at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, details what the Interstate […]

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Quantitative Literacy and Passport Learning Outcomes from the Faculty Team Chair perspective

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series September 2019

This is one of 6 articles in the September 2019 newsletter. Jonathan Bodrero, an associate professor of Mathematics, has been highly involved with the development of the Quantitative Literacy Learning Outcomes for Interstate Passport. He has been teaching for 19 years at Passport Network Member Institution Snow College. Bodrero has experience with outcomes-based assessment as […]

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Check out the latest news on student transfer!

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

This is one of 6 articles in the September 2019 newsletter. An Education Dive article, Gen ed startup partners with university to offer transfer credit for online classes, describes how a start-up company is partnering with higher education to facilitate transfer in Pittsburgh. Outlier.org will launch September 9 to offer two 14-week general education courses […]

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Student Transfer Facts

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

This is one of 6 articles in the September 2019 newsletter. Data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Signature Report No. 16, Completing College: A National View of Student Completion Rates—Fall 2012 Cohort, underscores the “racial transfer gap” referred to by Debra Bragg in her interview. The second table below is interesting from a […]