Participating Washington Public Four-Year Universities Launch Guaranteed Admissions Program

Washington ranks 47th in the nation in participation in four-year public higher education at the undergraduate level for U.S. population ages 20-34, and approximately 40 percent of Washington high schools do not attend a college after high school. At the…

The End of Pride Month Doesn’t Mean the End of Pride

As Pride month ends, it is worth taking a moment to acknowledge and honor the celebrations that have concluded, as well as the continued recognition of the queer community. What is Pride? June is LGBTQ Pride month, a commemoration of…

Celebrating the Return of In-Person Commencement Ceremonies

The end of this academic year marks an exciting time for our member institutions, as they celebrate a return to in-person commencement ceremonies after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. COP is thrilled to see the return of…

Budget Expands Cybersecurity Degree Options as Cyber Threats Grow

Recent geopolitical events – including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – have elevated the need to protect our nation’s systems and networks. President Biden recently warned companies about possible Russian cyberattacks, and urged them to ensure their own protection. The president’s…

Campus News Roundup

The beginning of March marks the beginning of the end of the supplemental legislative session, which is set to sine die on March 10. As legislators, staff, and interested parties finish their work on the capitol campus, we would like…