September 1, 2020

SHEEO Welcomes Ernest Ezeugo as Policy Analyst

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes Ernest Ezeugo as a policy analyst. Ernest Ezeugo Ezeugo will be located at SHEEO’s Washington, D.C., office, and will assist in a variety of areas, including the development, administration, and analysis of SHEEO’s Strong Foundations survey of state postsecondary systems, developing technical assistance and professional development materials for state-level data practitioners, and contributing to agenda development for SHEEO’s national convenings of…

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August 3, 2020

SHEEO Announces Excellence Awards Recipients

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

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July 28, 2020

Statement of SHEEO President Robert Anderson, Ph.D., on the HEALS Act

“We are pleased Senate Republicans have created a stimulus plan acknowledging the financial challenges facing colleges and universities today. While the funding in the HEALS Act will be helpful, it falls far short of the amounts necessary to stabilize public college and university budgets. Reductions in state appropriations, foregone revenue, and unexpected costs have put unprecedented financial pressure on public higher education, with continued economic uncertainty and the prospect of…

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July 9, 2020

Statement from SHEEO President Robert Anderson, Ph.D., on the ICE Guidance on International Students

The administration’s new policy is highly problematic for college campuses and the more than one million international students they serve. International students are integral to the fabric of campus communities and contribute billions to the American economy. The policy will leave lasting damage on America’s reputation as a welcoming destination for international students seeking high-quality college opportunities. Colleges and their states will be worse off as these students bypass the…

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July 2, 2020

Modeling the Impacts of COVID-19 on Public Institutions White Paper and Excel Tool

NCHEMS, in partnership with SHEEO and with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has developed an Excel tool to help state agency staff think about and model the potential impacts of the COVID crisis on enrollments, finances, costs, and completions. They also have produced a white paper describing the underlying theories and assumptions that inform the tool, how the tool might be used, a few example scenarios using…

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