April 4, 2022

SHEEO Announces the Promotion of Kelsey Heckert to Data Manager

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) today announces the promotion of Kelsey Heckert to data manager. She will lead SHEEO’s initiatives related to data analysis, data quality, and data management. Kelsey Heckert, Data Manager Since joining SHEEO as a data analyst in 2019, Heckert has contributed significantly to the organization’s capacity to analyze large data sets, develop data visualizations, and communicate data and research results. Prior to her…

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March 1, 2022

SHEEO Welcomes Jillian Cordial as Communications Intern

SHEEO is excited to announce Jillian Cordial as the new communications intern. Jillian will focus on extending our social media presence, marketing and communications projects, and building public relations. As well, Jillian will assist with the planning and execution of SHEEO’s Higher Education Policy Conference and Annual Meeting. Jillian Cordial, Communications Intern Jillian is a master’s student studying higher education at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. She will…

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February 16, 2022

SHEEO Announces the Promotion of Sophia Laderman to Associate Vice President

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) today announces the promotion of Sophia Laderman to associate vice president. She will lead SHEEO’s research and policy analysis related to state higher education finance. Sophia Laderman Laderman has been instrumental in the expansion of SHEEO’s State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) project. SHEF, which examines the trends, context, and consequences of state higher education funding decisions, is a vital resource for the…

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February 7, 2022

SHEEO Welcomes Rachel Burns, Ph.D., as Senior Policy Analyst

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes Rachel Burns, Ph.D., as a senior policy analyst. Dr. Burns will be a part of SHEEO’s Boulder, Colorado, office and will help lead, coordinate, and develop a multiyear research endeavor to quantify the impacts of college closures on student persistence and completion. This project is a formal research collaboration between the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center and SHEEO. Dr. Burns will…

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November 19, 2021

Statement by SHEEO President Robert Anderson, Ph.D., on House Passage of the Build Back Better Act

“Through the House passage of the Build Back Better Act, we are moving closer to further opening the door of college opportunity for millions of students in the years ahead. This legislation will boost funding for Pell Grants, scale proven college completion programs, address workforce and training needs, and strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and minority-serving institutions. We are particularly pleased that Build Back Better…

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