Tuesday, March 06, 2018 -Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Denver, Colorado ,
The “Integrating Independent Institutions in State Postsecondary Data Systems” Community of Practice convening was held March 6-7, 2018, in Denver, Colorado.Teams from eight states met with subject-matter experts and discussed policy solutions for increasing integration of independent colleges and universities in state postsecondary data systems. The meeting addressed:
  • Various models for including independent institutions in state postsecondary data systems
  • Challenges facing independent institutions when participating in state postsecondary data systems
  • Best practices for encouraging integration, including data governance, privacy and security
  • Advantages to participation for independent institutions, such as access to linked data and involvement in financial aid programs
  • Advantages to integration for states, including strategic planning and measuring progress toward attainment goals