March 9, 2020

Update on COVID-19

SHEEO is monitoring the evolving situation pertaining to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and will share guidance and updates from federal agencies and national health authorities as we receive them. The following guidance has been issued to the higher education community thus far:   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidance for administrators of colleges and universities in planning and preparing for COVID-19, along with recommended response measures for those…

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March 7, 2020

Breaking Down Barriers to Data Use with the Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP)

by Eric Godin

A recent report from the American Council of Education, Tools in a Toolbox: Leading Change in Community Colleges, notes that “data provide an entry point, even an excuse, to bring individuals together to cognitively engage in a learning process to identify new institutional practices for improvement” (Lester, 2020 p. iii)[1] Of course, this is easier said than done. Each step in the process of transforming data into meaningful, actionable information…

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March 5, 2020

States Leading for Equity: Profiles of Action Webinar Recording

Webinar Overview: This webinar will profile ongoing statewide efforts to advance educational equity in higher education throughout Minnesota. The state legislature and the Office of Higher Education have outlined broad attainment goals across all demographic groups in Minnesota. In June 2019, Minnesota State launched Equity 2030 with the goal to close all educational equity gaps at all 37 colleges and universities. Prioritizing partnerships across stakeholder groups and leading with an equity-minded strategy, the system has focused attention on academic equity strategies, target…

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February 26, 2020

SHEEO Releases 2020 Membership Report

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) has released our 2020 SHEEO Membership Report (previously named the SHEEO Salary Survey). The 2020 SHEEO Membership Report marks the reinvention of the Salary Survey to reflect the organization’s strategic plan by providing new insight into SHEEO agency characteristics and functions. The report brings together SHEEO agency budget information, full-time equivalent staff numbers and demographics, and key agency functions to provide a…

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February 4, 2020

SHEEO Welcomes Molly Hall-Martin as Summer Intern

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes Molly Hall-Martin as our next summer intern. As SHEEO’s summer intern, Hall-Martin will work on research projects meant to help state policymakers improve student outcomes and advance equity and income mobility. She will also assist SHEEO in our efforts to better translate research for a policy audience. Molly Hall-Martin Molly Hall-Martin (Lower Brule Sioux) is a second year Ph.D. student at…

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