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Transfer in the News

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series May 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the May 2021 newsletter. Reimagining Transfer for Student Success: The National Task Force on the Transfer and Award of Credit The American Council on Education | March 22, 2021 Connecting the Dots: Scaling Remediation Reform to Promote Equitable Transfer Student Success Alison Kadlec, Tackling Transfer, Inside Higher Ed […]

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Call to Action: Help Fix Transfer for Students Nationwide

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series May 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the May 2021 newsletter. David Coleman, Chief Executive Officer of The College Board, has recently joined over 200 higher education leaders of institutions, national organizations, associations, and accrediting agencies in signing WICHE’s Call to Action to help fix transfer for students nationwide. Interstate Passport issued this call last […]

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UHWO Develops Interstate Passport Dashboard

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series May 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the May 2021 newsletter. The University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu’s institutional research office has created a useful and handy dashboard on Interstate Passport earners at the institution. The number of Passports awarded each semester is reported, and each cohort includes data on educational level, division, student geographic origin, […]

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SPOTLIGHT: Beverly Meinzer, University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB)

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series May 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the May 2021 newsletter. Beverly Meinzer serves as the Institutional Liaison for the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, and as the Passport State Facilitator for the state of Arkansas. She teaches Chemistry I and II and is the only full-time instructor in Physical Sciences. Beverly also […]

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Smoothing the Bumps in the Road: How to Better Articulate Articulation

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series May 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the May 2021 newsletter. This webinar presentation, part of the 2021-20 Alliance and Forum annual meeting virtual series, took place April 9, 2021. The session was moderated by Eric Leshinskie, Interim Provost at Maricopa Community Colleges and featured Aisha Lowe, Vice Chancellor of Educational Services, California Community Colleges; […]

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National Science Foundation grant awarded to support development of a STEM Passport

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series May 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the May 2021 newsletter. The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) and New Mexico State University (NMSU), in collaboration with its branch community colleges, have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant that will be the first step toward development of a STEM Passport. Specifically, WICHE and […]

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COVID-19: Transfer, Mobility and Progress, First Look Spring 2021

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series May 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the May 2021 newsletter. National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, April 21, 2021 This latest report from the National Student Clearinghouse is the third in a series that examines transfer patterns since the COVID-19 pandemic started last year. Data show that, two months into the spring term, transfer enrollment […]

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Transfer in the News

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series March 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the March 2021 newsletter. How to Survive the Enrollment Bust By Nathan D. Grawe, Chronicle of Higher Education, January 13, 2021 The author of this comprehensive article presents fairly sobering data on declining enrollment rates across the country but also highlights efforts at specific colleges and universities that […]

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The State of Higher Education for Black Californians: Report Just Released

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series March 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the March 2021 newsletter. The Campaign for College Opportunity recently released a new research report on the social and economic reality faced by Black Californians.  As noted by in the forward by Dr. J. Luke Wood, “[Postsecondary] Institutions must foster concrete change that better enable our colleges and […]

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Spotlight – Kathy Callies, Registrar, Dakota State University

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series March 2021

This is one of 7 articles in the March 2021 newsletter. Registrars have the unique opportunity to engage with students throughout the college student life cycle: Meet Kathy Callies, registrar at Dakota State University Kathy Callies serves as the registrar at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, South Dakota. DSU is the state’s designated information […]