SARA Newsletters
Another SARA Milestone - August 2016


The National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) is very pleased to announce that West Virginia State University is the 1,000th institution to participate in SARA, a nationwide initiative of states and institutions that makes distance education courses more accessible to students across state lines and makes it easier for states to regulate and institutions to participate in interstate distance education while improving consumer protection.  

“Welcoming West Virginia State University as our 1,000th institution is a wonderful benchmark for the SARA initiative. We’re clearly meeting a need, and we’re very pleased to see the benefits of SARA spreading to more and more students and institutions throughout the country,” said Marshall A. Hill, Executive Director, NC-SARA.

Founded in 1891, West Virginia State University is a public, land-grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution. The University, ‘a living laboratory of human relations,’ is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research. (Taken from; accessed 8/10/2016.)

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