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  • November 10, 2016

    Patricia Sullivan Elected Chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

    Boulder, Colorado – New Mexico State University (NMSU) College of Engineering Assistant Dean Patricia A. Sullivan on Nov. 10 was elected chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) during the commission’s semi-annual meeting held in Westminster, CO. One of four regional higher education compacts in the U.S., WICHE (www......

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  • November 10, 2016

    Clay Christian Elected Vice Chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

    Boulder, Colorado – Montana’s Commissioner of Higher Education Clay Christian on Nov. 10 was elected vice chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) during the commission’s semi-annual meeting held in Westminster, CO. One of four regional higher education compacts in the U.S., WICHE (www.wiche.edu......

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  • 2016 June 29

    Interstate Passport Initiative Framework Complete

    New College Transfer Framework Streamlines Cross-State Transfer

    Boulder, Colorado – Lost academic credits and tuition dollars, delayed graduations, and dampened students’ hopes and aspirations have been commonplace for thousands of transfer students because of the reluctance of many colleges and universities to accept course credits earned elsewhere.  Although many states have improved their intrastate transfer policies, students wanting......

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  • 2015 November 10

    Colorado’s Lt. Gov. Garcia Selected by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education as its New President

    Boulder, CO — The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) today announced that Colorado Lt. Gov. Joseph A. Garcia will become the seventh executive to lead the organization in its 62 years. Garcia will succeed WICHE President David A. Longanecker who plans to retire in July 2016.

    Garcia currently also serves in the dual role as executive director of the Colorado......

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  • 2015 November 3

    Patricia Sullivan Elected Vice Chair of Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

    Boulder, Colorado – Patricia Sullivan, Associate Dean for Outreach and Public Service in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University (NMSU), was elected the vice chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) on Nov. 3 during the commission’s semi-annual meeting held in Boulder. One of four regional higher education compacts in the U.S.,......

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  • 2015 November 2

    Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles Elected Chair of  Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

    Boulder, Colorado – Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, D-Seattle, on Nov. 3 was elected the chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) during the commission’s semi-annual meeting held in Boulder. One of four regional higher education compacts in the U.S., WICHE (www.wiche.edu) and its 15 member states and U.......

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