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Call to Action: Transfer and Applicability of Credit

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

The Scaling Partners Network, a diverse group of 25 policy, advocacy, research and institutional membership organizations throughout the country, has issued a call to action regarding transfer in higher education. In response to the increasing number of students transferring across higher education institutions and the economic recession due to the pandemic, the Network calls on […]

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Interstate Passport and Network Members Participate in National Transfer Student Week

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

Interstate Passport and five of its Network member institutions participated in this year’s National Student Transfer Week (NTSW) October 19-23. Organized by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS), NTSW takes place annually the third week of October and celebrates transfer students and the professionals who support them on their journeys. This year’s […]

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Oral Communication: A Foundation of General Education

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

Dr. Kim Weismann is a Professor of Communication and the Arts and Human Sciences Department Chair at Williston State College in Williston, North Dakota. She earned her Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Dickinson State University, her Master of Arts in Speech Communication from North Dakota State University, and her Doctorate […]

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Student Transfer in the News

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

Strapped for students, colleges finally begin to clear transfer logjam by Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report, October 9, 2020 The pandemic is already believed to have prompted more students than usual to move from one university or college to another and — like a giant game of musical chairs — portends a flurry of additional transfers when […]

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Tips from the Network

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series November 2020

The Faculty Role – Mapping Outcomes and Building a Block The second of a four-part series, this video provides an overview on the very important role of faculty. New members in particular will find this instructional video beneficial. The Role of the Registrar and Institutional Researcher The third of a four-part series, this video provides […]

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Francisco Rodriguez, LACCD Chancellor, Speaks on Interstate Passport

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

Representing one of the newest members of the Interstate Passport Network, Francisco Rodriguez of the Los Angeles Community College District participated in a webinar convened by the Chronicle of Higher Education in late September entitled, Transfer Students as a Key to Institutional Resistance. The webinar was moderated by Chronicle senior writer Katherine Mangan. In addition […]

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COVID-19: Transfer, Mobility, and Progress, First Look Fall 2020 Report

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

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, October 2020 The National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) has released the first in a new report series that examines transfer and mobility in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless to say, transfer options have been made even more difficult since spring 2020 when colleges and universities were forced to close […]