The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education and AACRAO are conducting a webinar that will lead participants through the tangled, tortured web of “state authorization,” particularly as it applies to distance education. Russ Poulin (WCET) and Marshall Hill (NC-SARA) will talk about what institutions are required to do when they provide distance education to residents of other states, how the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) affects those requirements, and how these issues affect registrars and admissions officers. There will be ample time for Q and A following the webinar presentation.
Article by Margo Colalancia, WICHE Director of Student Exchange Programs
Students — and parents who are bankrolling their kids’ education — are often amazed to learn that they can afford an undergraduate education outside of their home state, thanks to a program called “WUE” that’s been around for almost 30 years. Some say it’s like winning the lottery.