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Patricia Shea

When faculty across institutions and states agree to a common set of learning outcomes and proficiency criteria, we build a strong infrastructure for transfer, and that is a system by which everyone can benefit. We need to recognize that times have changed, and fixing transfer within the states is only part of the solution.

Patricia A. Shea is the director of academic leadership initiatives at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE).

Any policy solutions discussed in the proceeding interview were crafted in response to the unique circumstances of the state(s) in which they were formed. As a private foundation, Lumina does not support or oppose any legislation. Lumina provides educational information, nonpartisan research and analysis to advance Goal 2025.

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