Accelerated Degree Program Work Group








  • The work group shall report to the appropriate committees of the legislature and the institutions of higher education on its findings and recommendations by December 31, 2016. 


    • 1. Develop a set of institutional best practices to promote students’ ability to successfully graduate with a baccalaureate degree within three years of entering a regional university or The Evergreen State College.
    • Identify challenges or obstacles that prevent wider adoption of accelerated degree program options and university students from participating in three-year or other accelerated programs.


    • 2. Evaluate how public and private institutions of higher education in other states have engaged in accelerated baccalaureate degree programs.


    • 3. Develop recommendations that would effectively increase the overall rate of students achieving their baccalaureate degree within three years.




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