California is now Open

Did you hear about what they just did in California? Here’s a great infographic showing clip art of Governor Jerry Brown signing the bill that creates a library of free, digital textbooks for the 50 most highly enrolled college courses in California, and the impact this effort will have on college students. Best of all, the rest of the world will have […]

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Retreat To the Future

On Tuesday and Wednesday August 7-8, from noon to noon, the VCCS held its Chancellor’s Retreat. This annual event brings together the 23 presidents of the Virginia Community College System, members of the State Board of Higher Education, Virginia legislators, higher education administrators, and others to reflect on our collective work, plan for the future, and kick off the  beginning […]

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WCET Offers 10 Steps To Take to Begin the State Authorization Process

Last year, the Department of Education opened a veritable Pandora’s Box when it released new program integrity regulations as part of the reauthorization of Title IV in the Higher Education Act. These new DOE regulations used the little-known state authorization process as an enforcement tool. On July 12th 2011 a US District Court judge voided these regulations as a result of […]

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