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Board: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

Board identification number: 107


Authority: AS 14.44.010

Status: Active

Sunset date:

Requirements: No Legislative Confirmation or Financial Disclosure required

Prohibitions: None

Term: 4 years

Chair: The Commissions elects the chair and vice chair.

Description: The commission consists of 3 members appointed by Governor, 1 of whom must be an educator engaged in the field of higher education in Alaska.

Function: The commission develops and disseminates information for higher education planning in the western states and provides access and opportunity for students from the 15 member states to sharing of higher education resources.

Special facts: The commission was created under provisions of Article III of the Western Regional Higher Education Compact.

Compensation: Standard Travel and Per Diem Members compensated for actual and necessary expenses.

Meetings: 2 times per year; 10 days maximum.

For further information and to reach individual members, contact:
Laura Ewing
Assistant to the President
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
3035 Center Green Drive, Suite 200
Boulder, CO 803012204
Phone: (303) 541-0201
Fax: (303) 541-0245

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