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September 6, 2022

SHEEO Job Posting: Strategic Communications Director

About the organization The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) serves the chief executives of statewide governing, policy, and coordinating boards of postsecondary education and their staffs. Founded in 1954, SHEEO promotes an environment that values higher education and its role in ensuring the equitable education of all Americans, regardless of race/ethnicity, gender, or socioeconomic factors. Together with its members, SHEEO aims to achieve this vision by equipping state…

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August 1, 2022

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) has released its Fiscal Year 2021 SHEEO Membership Report

SHEEO represents the executive officers of statewide governing and coordinating/policy boards responsible for overseeing higher education in their state. SHEEO has 61 members representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Northern Mariana Islands. The annual Membership Report uses data from its members to provide an in-depth look at SHEEO agency resources such as staff size, operating budgets, and functions performed. The report further captures demographic…

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July 22, 2022

SHEEO Announces Excellence Awards Recipients

Association recognizes leadership, dedication, and innovation in state higher education policy and administration. Boston, MA – The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association has announced the organization’s 2022 SHEEO Excellence Awards recipients. The awards recognize the leadership, dedication, and innovation of exceptional SHEEOs, agency staff, and agencies at a time when state postsecondary policy is increasingly linked to student success and, in turn, states’ economic and social prosperity. The Exceptional…

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July 20, 2022

CLDE Coalition Receives a $550,000 Grant to Accelerate College Students’ Civic and Democracy Learning Nationally

The Civic Learning and Democracy Engagement (CLDE)Coalition—in which SHEEO is a lead partner—has received a significant grant from The Endeavor Foundation to make college students’ civic learning and democracy engagement inclusive, equitable,  high quality and expected.  Through a series of national “planning and action forums,” policy leaders and educators will advance strategies for making students’ democracy learning a priority in its own right, while showcasing CLDE’s bonus benefits to completion,…

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June 14, 2022

New Report Finds that Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020 Economic Recession, and a Steep Enrollment Decline, State Funding to Public Colleges Surpassed Expectations and Increased 4.5% Above Inflation in Fiscal Year 2021

Generous federal stimulus funding protected state revenues and directly supported higher education, reducing states’ need to cut funding during the pandemic and short economic recession. However, sharp declines in student enrollment and net tuition and fee revenue signal continued upheaval for public higher education revenues. In the midst of this uncertainty, the SHEF report provides a comprehensive look at trends in higher education revenues in fiscal year 2021. BOULDER, Colorado…

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