State Actions Regarding SARA

United States and Territories (regional compact) Legislation Introduced Legislation Passed Application to Regional Compact Approved as SARA State State Renewed Date
American Samoa N/A N/A N/A    
Alabama (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 01/01/2016 10/21/2019
Alaska (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/13/2014 04/30/2020
Arizona (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/11/2014 12/09/2020
Arkansas (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 06/29/2015 06/09/2021
California (WICHE) No        
Colorado (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/13/2014 04/30/2020
Connecticut (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 12/09/2016 12/09/2020
Delaware (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 09/01/2016 06/05/2020
District of Columbia Yes Yes Yes 07/01/2016 06/09/2020
Florida (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 10/01/2017 10/21/2019
Georgia (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 12/01/2015 10/21/2019
Guam          
Hawaii (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/17/2016 04/29/2020
Idaho (WICHE) N/A N/A Yes 05/13/2014 04/29/2020
Illinois (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 07/31/2015 07/31/2021
Indiana (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 02/21/2014 02/21/2020
Iowa (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 06/01/2015 06/01/2021
Kansas (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 11/16/2014 11/16/2020
Kentucky (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 11/02/2016 10/26/2020
Louisiana (SREB) Yes20 Yes Yes 10/17/2014 10/26/2020
Maine (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/09/2015 11/10/2019
Maryland (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 01/01/2016 10/21/2019
Massachusetts (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 06/07/2018 06/08/2020
Michigan (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 08/31/2015 08/31/2021
Minnesota (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 01/26/2015 01/26/2021
Mississippi (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 01/01/2016 10/21/2019
Missouri (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 11/16/2014 11/16/2020
Montana (WICHE) N/A N/A Yes 08/13/2014 06/24/2020
Nebraska (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 08/09/2014 08/09/2020
Nevada (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/14/2014 04/29/2020
New Hampshire (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 12/15/2014 12/09/2020
New Jersey N/A N/A Yes 12/05/2016 12/09/2020
New Mexico (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/12/2015 04/08/2021
New York Yes Yes Yes 12/09/2016 12/09/2020
North Carolina (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 06/13/2016 06/05/2020
North Dakota (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 04/03/2014 04/03/2020
Ohio (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 03/02/2015 03/02/2021
Oklahoma (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 06/29/2015 06/09/2021
Oregon (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/11/2014 12/09/2020
Pennsylvania Yes Yes Yes 11/01/2016 10/26/2020
Puerto Rico N/A N/A Yes 06/06/2018 06/05/2020
Rhode Island (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/09/2015 11/10/2019
South Carolina (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 07/01/2016 06/09/2020
South Dakota (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/11/2014 12/9/2020
Tennessee (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 06/29/2015 06/09/2021
Texas (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 11/02/2015 10/21/2019
Utah (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 08/25/2016 06/24/2020
Vermont (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 04/17/2015 04/15/2021
Virgin Islands N/A N/A Yes 06/07/2017 06/09/2021
Virginia (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 10/17/2014 10/26/2020
Washington (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/13/2014 04/29/2020
West Virginia (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 10/17/2014 10/26/2020
Wisconsin (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 08/12/2016 08/12/2020
Wyoming (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/12/2015 04/08/2021

N/A: State has determined new legislation is not needed to enable participation in SARA.

North Dakota and South Dakota are members of both MHEC and WICHE; chart indicates SARA affiliation.

States previously approved by their regional compact for SARA membership are eligible for renewal every two years (SARA Policy Manual, 2.6).

Regional NC-SARA Directors

 

MHEC

Emily Jacobson
Associate Director, M-SARA
105 Fifth Avenue South
Suite 450
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 677-2771
emilyj@mhec.org

NEBHE

Jared Abdirkin
Regional Director
45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 533-9503
jabdirkin@nebhe.org

SREB

Elisa Jaden
Program Coordinator, Education Technology and Multistate Cooperative Programs
592 10th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
404.875.9211 ext 217
elisa.jaden@sreb.org

WICHE

Christina Sedney
Director of Policy Initiatives and State Authorization, W-SARA
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
3035 Center Green Drive
Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80301
(303)541-0238
csedney@wiche.edu