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Update on SARA – the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

Published by: WCET | 12/10/2013

December 9, 2013 We’re pleased to have Marshall Hill, Executive Director of the National Council for State Reciprocity Agreements update us on progress with SARA.  WCET will host a free webcast featuring Marshall Hill updating us with more details about […]

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WCET13 Recap: Honoring the Past, Planning for the Future

Published by: WCET | 11/21/2013

As we crossed the milestone of the 25th WCET Annual Meeting, the WCET community took the time to celebrate the past while not dwelling there but rather planning for the future.  As promised, not only did the weather in Denver […]

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State Authorization: Updates on SARA, the Military, and the USDOE Regulation

Published by: WCET | 9/13/2013

In the last several weeks there have been several developments regarding state authorization of distance education courses and programs.  Here is a summary of those activities.State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement The four regional higher education compacts (Midwestern Higher Education Compact, New […]

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SARA Update: All Dressed Up and Raring to Go

Published by: WCET | 7/17/2013

In recent weeks I have received several inquiries about that status of SARA – the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement.   Since the national meeting in April, there has been activity, but it has been slower than hoped.  To be clear, I […]

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State Authorization: Reciprocity Update, New Military Rules, and New Survey

Published by: WCET | 11/20/2012

The work on the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement is moving forward and I’m inviting you to give some feedback.  Additionally, significant new rules regarding state authorization for military personnel are on the near horizon.  For those waiting for state authorization […]

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Dispatch from WCET12: November 2, 2012

Published by: WCET | 11/2/2012

We enjoyed another great day in San Antonio for the WCET Annual Meeting.  We’re happy to share some highlights with you. Equity: The Answer to National Completion Goals David Longanecker, WICHE President, introduced Deborah Santiago, Excelencia in Education, who gave […]

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Commission on Regulation of Postsecondary Distance Education Holds First Meeting

Published by: WCET | 6/14/2012

Earlier this year, the Association of Public Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) announced the creation of the Commission on Regulation of Postsecondary Distance Education.  According to the Commission’s mission statement, it will: “develop and […]


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