January 2, 2019

Michael LeFever Appointed South Carolina Interim SHEEO

by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE) announced today that Mr. Michael LeFever will serve as Interim President and Executive Director beginning the first week of January.

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December 26, 2018

Kate O’Neill named Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Higher Education Department

by Andrew Oxford

Gov.-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham tapped Kate O’Neill, the former head of the University of New Mexico’s Taos campus, to head her administration’s Higher Education Department.

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December 23, 2018

Al Bowman Retiring as Executive Director of Illinois Board of Higher Education

by Lenore Sobota, Education Reporter for The Pantagraph

Al Bowman, Illinois State University president emeritus, is retiring as executive director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education at the end of the month.

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December 22, 2018

Angie Paccione Named Executive Director of Colorado Department of Higher Education

by Boldly Forward Colorado

Angie Paccione, Department of Higher Education: Former State Representative from Ft. Collins, Angie is an accomplished author and leadership coach who served as Vice Chair on the Committee on Education and Chair of the Subcommittee on Higher Education. She received her Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies from CSU.

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December 20, 2018

Dennis Olson Jr. Named New SHEEO of Minnesota Higher Education Office

by Brian Bakst

To head the state office of higher education, Walz named Dennis Olson, the executive director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and a former director of Indian Education at the education department. The other finalists were former state Sens. Terri Bonoff and Steve Kelley, both DFLers who represented suburban districts.

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