M-SARA Announces Webinar

State Authorization Reciprocity: A Status Update from and for the Midwestern Region, Fall 2013

Jenny Parks, director of the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA), will introduce participants to the final version of the M-SARA Agreement and present applications for states to apply to join M-SARA.A review of the SARA initiative will accompany an update of the status of states working toward passing legislation to allow them to join their regional SARAs.  Sample legislation, complaint processes, and working models will be

Major Grant Awarded to WICHE & Partners to Create Interstate Reciprocity in Postsecondary Distance Education

Boulder, Colorado — The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) and its partners have been awarded a $2.3 million grant from Lumina Foundation for a national initiative that will make distance education courses more accessible to students across state lines, as well as making it easier for states to regulate and institutions to participate in interstate distance education.

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June 21, 2013

MHEC Executive Committee meets, approves State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement
Inaugural Tuning symposium a resounding success
MHEC releases research briefs on institutional effectiveness and Efficiency
Mobile Device Management solution RFP, proposals due July 11