68th SHEEO Annual Meeting


07/17/2023 to 07/20/2023


Portland, Oregon


The 68th SHEEO Annual Meeting will be held at the Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon, July 17-20, 2023. The SHEEO Annual Meeting is intended for the CEOs of state higher education boards and commissions in the United States and attracts leaders of national and regional organizations with which states work. The meeting emphasizes the discussion of key state and national higher education policy issues and relationship building.

Registration emails were sent to SHEEOs in April. Reach out to Alicia Engels at aengels@sheeo.org if you need the registration link resent.


Seeking Nominations for the SHEEO David L. Wright Award

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association is excited to announce the sixth annual SHEEO Excellence Awards program to recognize the leadership, dedication, and innovation in exceptional SHEEOs, agency staff, and agencies.

We request nominations for the following award:

  • The David L. Wright Memorial Award – This award is named in honor of the late David Wright, an esteemed colleague and leader in state higher education, who served in the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association, and the Florida Governing Board. This award recognizes a current SHEEO agency staff memberfrom a member agency, who embodies the exceptional commitment, work ethic, and ethical practices of David Wright, and who has made outstanding contributions to their agency.

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to recognize the excellent work of our members and are eager to receive your nominations. Please see the attached descriptions of the award, process, and timeline. Nominations are due by Friday, May 26, 2023. Any questions can be directed to Jessica Duren at jduren@sheeo.org.

Additional information and nomination form can be found at https://bit.ly/sheeoawards23.