ERIC Number: ED414802
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Transfer of Students among New Mexico's Postsecondary Institutions. Report of Activity during the 1996 Calendar Year.
New Mexico Commission on Higher Education.
This report examines transfer policies and processes for students among New Mexico colleges and universities. Nearly 9,000 students transferred from one institution to another within the state during 1995-96, an increase of 22 percent over 1994-95. During 1996, the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education (NMCHE) adopted a regulation designed to serve as a statewide plan for facilitating program articulation and student transfer. The regulation includes the implementation of a 35-credit-hour common core of general education, the definition of 64-credit-hour transfer modules in three areas of study (business, pre-engineering, and teacher education), and the definition of a complaint procedure that can be followed when students believe that transfer decisions have been inappropriate. Measures have also been taken to improve the tracking of transfer students and to improve the transfer of credits between institutions. Two appendixes provide the text of the NMCHE regulation and the 64-credit-hour transfer modules. (MDM)
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Core Curriculum, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Public Colleges, State Boards of Education, State Regulation, Transfer Policy, Transfer Programs
New Mexico Commission on Higher Education, 1068 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 8750l-4295.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Mexico State Legislature, Santa Fe. Legislative Education Study Committee.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico Commission on Higher Education.
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico