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Topics related to student transfer

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

This is one of 6 articles in the July 2019 newsletter. Inside Higher Ed featured several articles this past month that discussed topics related to student transfer.  The article, Few Students of Defunct For-Profit Chains Have Transferred, examines data shared with lawmakers by the Department of Education on transfer rates of students from defunct for-profit […]

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Tips from the Network

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

This is one of 6 articles in the July 2019 newsletter. Interested in joining the Interstate Passport Network?  Follow these steps to become a member. Newsletter Navigation << The first year of Interstate Passport implementation from the Institutional Liaison’s perspectiveTopics related to student transfer >>

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The first year of Interstate Passport implementation from the Institutional Liaison’s perspective

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

This is one of 6 articles in the July 2019 newsletter. Sherry Simkins is one of the key personnel who has been involved in NIC’s Passport success. Simkins serves as both the Institutional Liaison for North Idaho College and the Idaho Passport State Facilitator. In her role as Institutional Liaison she ensures that the institutional […]

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The true value of general education: an interview with Richard Detweiler

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series July 2019

This is one of 6 articles in the July 2019 newsletter. By Mike Hillman, co-chair of the Passport Review Board Mike Hillman, co-chair of the Passport Review Board, recently interviewed Richard A. Detweiler, the founder of HigherEdImpact, an international effort working to better educate people for lives of consequence, wisdom and accomplishment. Detweiler serves as […]

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Interstate Passport and the Western Undergraduate Exchange at Super ACAC Conference

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series July 2019

This is one of 6 articles in the July 2019 newsletter. Staff from Interstate Passport Network institutions – Salt Lake Community College and Western Oregon University – who also participate in the Western Undergraduate Exchange program, presented in May along with staff from the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education at the RMACAC-PNACAC-WACAC 2019 Super […]

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The Interstate Passport Network welcomes its first institution from Colorado

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series July 2019

This is one of 6 articles in the July 2019 newsletter. On June 28, 2019 Adams State University became the first institution from the state of Colorado to join the Interstate Passport Network, bringing total membership to 31 institutions in 13 different states.  Adams State University is a public four-year institution located in Alamosa, Colorado […]

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Title Reporting on Passport Completions and Academic Progress Tracking

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series June 2019

This is one of 5 articles in the June 2019 newsletter. 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 be submitted by August 15th, 2019. Submitting the Academic […]

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Check out articles, blogs and reports on student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series June 2019

This is one of 5 articles in the June 2019 newsletter. A recent article, Universities that are recruiting older students often leave them floundering, published in the Hechinger Report examines what institutions are doing to serve non-traditional student who are older, have children, and are transfer students. Read more to find out what is working […]

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Bringing an institutional research focus to Passport implementation

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series June 2019

This is one of 5 articles in the June 2019 newsletter. Dr. Tasha Dannenbring serves as the primary Institutional Research expert for the South Dakota Board of Regents. She works with various councils and groups in the university system to develop, revise, interpret, and implement data management and analysis solutions to inform decision making. Dannenbring […]

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The Education and Employment Research Center evaluates Interstate Passport

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series June 2019

This is one of 5 articles in the June 2019 newsletter. By Heather McKay, director and Renee Edwards, senior researcher, Education and Employment Research Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey The Education and Employment Research Center (EERC) at Rutgers University in New Jersey is the third party evaluator for the Interstate Passport’s […]