March 31, 2021

Statement from SHEEO President Robert Anderson, Ph.D., on the American Jobs Plan

“We applaud President Biden’s leadership on modernizing the nation’s infrastructure and his commitment to economic and workforce development, closing equity gaps, and addressing climate change. The American Jobs Plan includes key investments to update community college facilities, which serve as vital college access points for millions of Americans. We are also pleased to see the American Jobs Plan prioritizing access to high-speed broadband infrastructure and funding to strengthen our nation’s…

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March 23, 2021

SHEEO Analysis of Fiscal Year 2021 State Funding for Higher Education

by Sophia Laderman & David Tandberg

For more than a decade, the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) has collected data on state support for higher education in the current fiscal year on behalf of Illinois State University’s Center for the Study of Education Policy.  The past fiscal year has been one of tremendous uncertainty and financial challenges for colleges and universities. Institution leaders have faced sharp declines in many of their revenue sources in…

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March 18, 2021

SHEEO Statement in Support of the Asian American Community

The murders and shootings that happened on March 16 in Atlanta, of primarily Asian women, are appalling and devastating. Further, the increase in hate crimes directed at Asian people over the past year is horrific and must stop. SHEEO stands against hate and violence against the Asian American community. In the higher education community, Asian Americans are often, unfortunately, left out of equity conversations due to erroneous notions that they…

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March 15, 2021

SHEEO Job Posting: Vice President of Academic Affairs and Equity Initiatives

Located in Washington, D.C. Position Description: The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) seeks to fill the position of vice president of academic affairs and equity initiatives. The vice president of academic affairs and equity initiatives will report to the senior vice president and chief of staff and lead policy and project development in educational equity, academic programs, and student success. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience in…

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March 9, 2021

Public Investment in Higher Education: Research, Strategies, and Policy Implications Webinar Series

SHEEO is holding eight-week webinar series called “Public Investment in Higher Education: Research, Strategies, and Policy Implications.” Through April 1, every Thursday, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. ET, SHEEO will host a webinar where researchers will present new original research related to public investment in higher education. Each session will feature several papers and a discussant who will reflect on the papers and their implications for policy and research. Learn…

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