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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

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 the Study of Transfer Students.

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Targeting Transfer Students

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

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 who could succeed at a four-year institution do not transfer, too […]

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Transfer Facts:Update to Tracking Transfer Series

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

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 outcomes: (1) overall two-year transfer-out rate, (2) transfer-with-award rate, (3) transfer-out […]

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The Role of the Passport State Facilitator

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

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. from Wesleyan University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University […]

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National Transfer Student Week

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

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 its Network member institutions, as well as promoted the event on […]

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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

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 Passport. Institutions participating in the Interstate Passport Network award Passports to […]

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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

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 Passport program is, why it’s needed, and how it works. Read […]

Advising for Interstate Passport Success

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series November 2019

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 at 1:00pm MT North Idaho College (NIC) joined the Interstate Passport Network in February 2018 and in a short time has successfully implemented Interstate Passport across its campus by engaging faculty, awarding Passports, reporting data, and advising students about the benefits of earning a Passport. Learn how NIC implemented Interstate Passport […]