March 21, 2019

State Policy Intern

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) seeks candidates for two, paid internships for the summer of 2019. These internships are appropriate for students pursuing graduate study in higher education, public policy, public administration, and related fields. The ideal candidates will be motivated, active learners with interests in higher education policy and governance, policy analysis, and research methods. SHEEO seeks and encourages diverse applicants. The focus of the internships…

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January 29, 2019

Utah Commissioner of Higher Education Announces He Will Conclude Service at Year’s End

by Utah System of Higher Education

Dr. David L. Buhler announced Tuesday his decision to conclude his service as Utah’s Commissioner of Higher Education effective December 31, 2019. The Board of Regents will commence a national search in the spring. His announcement now will allow time for a thorough search and a smooth transition.

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January 28, 2019

Policy Brief: The Road to the State Higher Education Executive Office

by Brandon Bishop, University of Denver

Brandon Bishop, a second-year master’s student at the University of Denver studying higher education with a focus in public policy and organizational change, partnered with SHEEO to write a policy brief about the road to the state higher education executive office. The state higher education executive officer is the most senior person charged with guiding postsecondary education public policy in their state. Some states have more than one SHEEO, as…

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January 24, 2019

Texas SHEEO, Raymund Paredes, resigns

by Brittany Britto, Higher Education Reporter

Raymund A. Paredes, who built a 15-year reputation for working to support Texas students from underrepresented communities, is stepping down as commissioner of the Texas Higher Education Commission on Aug. 31.

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January 21, 2019

Annual Grapevine Compilation of State Fiscal Support of Higher Education Released

Data reported by the states in the latest Grapevine survey indicate that initially-approved state fiscal support for higher education in fiscal year 2018-2019 (FY19) totaled to approximately $91.5 billion, a 3.7% increase nationwide from fiscal year 2017-2018 (FY18). This continues a trend of modest annual increases in state higher education funding over the past five years. Full press release can be found here.  

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