Alphabetical list of all current WICHE initiatives

  • WICHE's electronic fact book, Policy Indicators for Higher Education: WICHE States, presents regional as well as state-by-state data with analyses on several fiscal, demographic, economic, and social indicators important to policymakers, educators, and researchers in the West. The indicators are updated periodically as new data become available.

  • Supports consumers' evaluations and assessments of state-level mental health services in South Dakota.

  • Offers an inventory of state-level policies and resources in key policy domains related to student achievement, access, and success in higher education.

  • Reports on tuition and mandatory fees at public institutions in the West, providing a state-by-state and institution-by-institution review of tuition changes for the current academic year, as well as those from one, five, and 10 years ago.

  • WCET’s annual meeting continues to be one of the top-rated conferences in the country on e-learning in higher education. The conference program broadly captures a host of issues such as innovative uses of technology to enhance teaching, student retention, marketing, alumni relations, and student services.

  • WCET’s awards recognizes outstanding innovation, quality improvement, or achievements in using educational technology tools, techniques, or services by postsecondary institutions and organizations.

  • WCET has five focus areas - emerging technologies, faculty success, managing e-learning, policy and regulations, and student success - which contain resources such as talking points, Q&A, lesso

  • The WCET Leadership Summits are designed to bring together educational leaders and practitioners from forward-thinking institutions and enterprises that are actively pursuing answers to the big que

  • Incubated at WCET, the PAR Framework applies descriptive, inferential, and predictive analytical data-mining techniques to a single, federated dataset to better gauge risks and implement interventi

  • WCET Research aims to shed light on topics that support the operation, instruction and technology implementation of technology-enhanced higher education.

  • Working collaboratively, institutions can navigate the state regulations processes more efficiently than working on their own. The WCET State Authorization Network (SAN)  supports its members throu

  • WCET’s webcasts offer convenience, access to experts around the country, timely information, and practical application of best practices in e-learning.

  • Provides the West’s top academic leadership at four-year institutions and related system and state agencies with a forum for sharing information and expertise and collaborating on regional initiatives.

  • The Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders (the Alliance) was established in spring 2010 to share resources and expertise as its members address academic issues at two-year institutions of common concern and beyond the scope of a single institution or state.
  • Reports on WICHE-sponsored meetings and discussions among the West's key leaders in higher education policy issues.

  • The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) allows master’s, graduate certificate, and Ph.D. students who are residents of the WICHE member states to enroll in more than 450 high-quality programs at 61 participating institutions outside of their home state and pay resident tuition.

  • Enables interstate collaboration for improving data infrastructure and performance measurement in public mental health systems.

  • Students who are residents of WICHE states are eligible to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state.

  • The WICHE research center focuses upon a range of studies to expand the science in the area of behavioral health services and policy.

  • These reports summarize major policy areas with individual state information and alternative approaches to support informed policy discussions.

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