Interstate Passport® News

The Role of the Registar and Institutional Researcher

This is the third of a four part video series that provides an overview on the very important role of the registrar and institutional researcher.  We welcome you to view this instructional video to learn more about how Network member institutions identify and track Passport students, submit Interstate Passport files to the National Student Clearinghouse […]

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Transfer Facts from ACE and AACRAO

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series September 2020

This is one of 7 articles in the September 2020 newsletter. Below are selected findings from a recent study by ACE and AACRAO, A National Snapshot: How Students Experience and Perceive Transferring Earned Credit on students’ perceptions about how transfer credit was applied and the potential accumulation of excess credits at graduation. The national study […]

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Transfer In the News

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series September 2020

This is one of 7 articles in the September 2020 newsletter. As Higher Education Navigates a New Normal, Don’t Let Transfer Students Waste Time and Money By Laura Couturier and Josh Wyner, Real Clear Policy, June 1, 2020 In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, student transfer is in the spotlight like never before. As […]

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Meet Russ Chavez

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series September 2020

This is one of 7 articles in the September 2020 newsletter. Russ Chavez is the Director for Veterans Affairs at South Dakota State University, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Veterans Affairs Resource Center. The center assists military veterans and family members in receiving federal and state educational benefits, and provides guidance and support services […]

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Interstate Passport issues a National Call

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series September 2020

This is one of 7 articles in the September 2020 newsletter. On July 8 of this year, Interstate Passport issued a Call to Action to higher education institutions, systems, and associations across the country soliciting help for students in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the economy. Colleges and universities were […]

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Interview with Janet Marling, Executive Director, National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series September 2020

This is one of 7 articles in the September 2020 newsletter. BIO: Janet L. Marling, Ph.D. has been affiliated with NISTS since its establishment in 2002 and was named executive director in 2011. In this role and through her extensive speaking, training, and consulting activities, Dr. Marling works with individuals, higher education institutions and associations, state […]

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Interstate Passport Network expansion continues!

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series September 2020

This is one of 7 articles in the September 2020 newsletter. The Interstate Passport Network expansion continues with five new institutions joining at the end of June. The Network now has 60 members from 17 states. The newest Passport members are as follows: Western Colorado University is a public four-year liberal arts institution located in […]