State Actions Regarding SARA

United States and Territories (regional compact) Legislation Introduced Legislation Passed Application to Regional Compact Approved as SARA State State Renewal Date
American Samoa N/A N/A N/A    
Alabama (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 01/01/2016 10/20/2017
Alaska (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/13/2014 05/13/2018
Arizona (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/11/2014 12/31/2018
Arkansas (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 06/29/2015 06/12/2019
California (WICHE) No        
Colorado (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/13/2014 05/13/2018
Connecticut (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 12/09/2016 12/09/2018
Delaware (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 09/01/2016 06/06/2018
District of Columbia Yes Yes Yes 07/01/2016 11/06/2018
Florida (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 10/01/2017  
Georgia (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 12/01/2015 10/20/2017
Guam          
Hawaii (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/17/2016 05/17/2018
Idaho (WICHE) N/A N/A Yes 05/13/2014 05/13/2018
Illinois (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 07/31/2015 07/31/2019
Indiana (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 02/21/2014 02/21/2018
Iowa (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 06/01/2015 06/01/2019
Kansas (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 11/16/2014 11/16/2018
Kentucky (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 11/02/2016 10/22/2018
Louisiana (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 10/17/2014 10/22/2018
Maine (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/09/2015 11/07/2017
Maryland (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 01/01/2016 10/20/2017
Massachusetts (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 06/07/2018  
Michigan (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 08/31/2015 08/31/2019
Minnesota (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 01/26/2015 01/26/2019
Mississippi (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 01/01/2016 11/16/2018
Missouri (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 11/16/2014 11/16/2018
Montana (WICHE) N/A N/A Yes 08/13/2014 07/20/2018
Nebraska (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 08/09/2014 08/09/2018
Nevada (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/14/2014 05/14/2018
New Hampshire (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 12/15/2014 12/15/2018
New Jersey N/A N/A Yes 12/05/2016 12/05/2018
New Mexico (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/12/2015 05/03/2019
New York Yes Yes Yes 12/09/2016 12/09/2018
North Carolina (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 06/13/2016 06/06/2018
North Dakota (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 04/03/2014 04/03/2018
Ohio (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 03/02/2015 03/03/2019
Oklahoma (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 06/29/2015 06/12/2019
Oregon (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/11/2014 12/31/2018
Pennsylvania Yes Yes Yes 11/01/2016 10/22/2018
Puerto Rico N/A N/A Yes 06/06/2018  
Rhode Island (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/09/2015 11/07/2017
South Carolina (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 07/01/2016 06/06/2018
South Dakota (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 11/11/2014 12/31/2018
Tennessee (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 06/29/2015 06/12/2019
Texas (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 11/02/2015 10/20/2017
Utah (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 08/25/2016 07/20/2018
Vermont (NEBHE) Yes Yes Yes 04/17/2015 04/18/2019
Virgin Islands N/A N/A Yes 06/07/2017 06/12/2019
Virginia (SREB) Yes Yes Yes 10/17/2014 10/22/2018
Washington (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/13/2014 05/13/2018
West Virginia (SREB) N/A N/A Yes 10/17/2014 10/22/2018
Wisconsin (MHEC) Yes Yes Yes 08/12/2016 08/12/2018
Wyoming (WICHE) Yes Yes Yes 05/12/2015 05/03/2019

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.

Regional 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

Rachael Stachowiak
Associate Director, N-SARA
45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 533-9503
rstachowiak@nebhe.org

SREB

Wanda Barker
Director, Education Technology and Multistate Cooperative Programs, S-SARA
592 10th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 879-5558
Wanda.Barker@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