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Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2015
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) and its 16 members work collaboratively to expand educational access and excellence for all citizens of the West. By promoting innovation, cooperation, resource sharing, and sound public policy among its members and their institutions, WICHE strengthens higher education's contributions…
Descriptors: Interstate Programs, Organizations (Groups), Higher Education, Student Exchange Programs
Lloyd, Meg; Raths, David; Namahoe, Kanoe – Campus Technology, 2012
In this article, the authors present the 2012 Campus Technology Innovators. These IT leaders have deployed extraordinary technology solutions to meet campus challenges. The authors also recognize the vendors and products involved in making these innovative projects a success. The 10 winners are: (1) University of Arizona (Student Systems and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Innovation, Awards, Information Technology
Rutschow, Elizabeth Zachry; Schneider, Emily – MDRC, 2011
One of the greatest challenges that community colleges face in their efforts to increase graduation rates is improving the success of students in their developmental, or remedial, education programs--the courses that students without adequate academic preparation must take before they can enroll in courses for college credit. Emphasizing results…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Research Methodology, Academic Achievement, Developmental Studies Programs
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Broughton, Connie – New Directions for Higher Education, 2009
People do not want to know the history, minutiae of policy, or operations, or even the political intrigues of a virtual consortium. People want to know if the consortium has value, whether it can help them, and if it is a threat. In this article, the author focuses on the operating principles and policies that have proven successful in the…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Community Colleges, Consortia, Educational Environment
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2006
Transfer is a primary strategy for providing access to baccalaureate-level education in Washington State. For thousands of students, transfer is an effective and efficient way to complete their studies. About 41 percent of the 16,800 students awarded degrees at Washington public baccalaureate institutions in the 2000-2001 academic year had…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Majors (Students), Higher Education, Transfer Policy
Gaylord, Vicki, Ed. – Institute on Community Integration (NJ1), 2004
This issue of the quarterly publication focuses on Achieving Secondary Education and Transition Results for Students with Disabilities. Editorial introduction notes that today's educational systems are being called upon to re-examine how they prepare students with disabilities for adult life. The shift toward greater participation by students with…
Descriptors: Community Services, Nontraditional Education, Disabilities, Accountability
Washington State 2020 Commission on the Future of Postsecondary Education, Olympia. – 1998
This report presents a 25-year plan to raise academic achievement levels and to create a seamless system of lifelong learning in postsecondary schools in the state of Washington. A focus is placed on access in terms of learning, individual enrichment and economic advancement for the people of Washington State. Factors such as increased enrollment,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Community Colleges, Educational Finance
Howard, Alan; And Others – 1978
A description of current activities in instructional computing in Washington State community colleges is presented, along with curriculum content guidelines and planning procedures to assist colleges which plan to initiate or upgrade their activities in instructional computing. The document provides an overview of computing activities in the…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction
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Turpen, Doreen, Ed.; Crisp, Jeanne, Ed. – Library Hi Tech, 1996
Provides an overview of library automation and public policy initiatives in the state of Washington. Highlights include access to government information; public library initiatives, including Internet access; access in rural areas; partnerships between libraries and government; higher education cooperation; community and technical college…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Community Colleges, Educational Technology