October 31, 2018

The University of Vermont Seeks New President


Following a highly successful six-year tenure as The University of Vermont’s 26th president, Tom Sullivan today announced that, after one more year, he will step out of the presidency in the summer of 2019.

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October 29, 2018

White Paper: Monitoring and Assessing the Financial Health and Risk of Colleges and Universities

by David A. Tandberg

Motivated by reports of financial challenges among colleges and universities and requests from state higher education agencies for better methods of assessing and tracking the financial health of the colleges within their states, the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) has produced a technical white paper on monitoring and assessing the financial health and risk of colleges and universities. The white paper is aimed at state higher education governing…

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October 25, 2018

Aaron Thompson Named President of Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

by Sue Patrick

Following a national search, the Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously selected Dr. Aaron Thompson as its fourth president. Thompson, who presently serves as the Council’s executive vice president and chief academic officer, will transition to his new responsibilities Nov. 1.  He is the first Kentucky native and African-American to hold the position since the Council was formed 21 years ago.  “We have greatly benefited at the state level by Aaron’s strategic leadership and…

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October 23, 2018

Military Credit Webinar

SHEEO and Army University hosted a webinar to provide State Higher Education Executives with insight on Army University and ongoing initiatives related to Articulated Credit for Military Learning (ACML).

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October 15, 2018

White Paper: The Power of a Promise: Implications and Importance of Adult Promise Programs

by Andy Carlson and Sophia Laderman

Promise programs (also known as free college programs) have grown in popularity over the last few years. When targeted correctly, these programs have the potential to increase enrollment, retention, and graduation rates for underserved students. By focusing a promise program on adult students and including additional supports and services, states can connect with nontraditional students who previously believed college was not an option. However, the message of a promise program…

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