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April 26, 2023

Study finds students experiencing college closures are 50% less likely to earn a credential

BOULDER, CO – A new report shows college closures have an overwhelmingly negative impact on students, with students 71.3% less likely to reenroll within one month and 50.1% less likely to earn a credential than students who did not experience a closure.  A Dream Derailed? Investigating the Causal Effects of College Closure on Student Outcomes is the second of three reports seeking to quantify the impacts of college closures on students’…

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February 2, 2023

Annual Grapevine Compilation Shows Initial 6.6% Increase in State Support for Higher Education

Data reported by states in the latest Grapevine survey indicate that initially approved state support for higher education in fiscal year (FY) 2023 reached $112.3 billion, a 6.6% increase over 2022.[1] This is the second time that state fiscal support for all higher education has topped $100 billion. This increase reflects a 27.5% increase over the past five years. Tax appropriations, non-tax support, non-appropriated support, and returns from state funded endowments…

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January 24, 2023

SHEEO welcomes Alicia Engels as new director of events

Washington, D.C.—The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomed Alicia Engels as its new director of events earlier this week. Engels will be a part of SHEEO’s Washington, D.C., office and will provide direction and oversight to help organize and implement SHEEO events, including the Annual Meeting, Higher Education Policy Conference, and Communities of Practice. Before joining SHEEO, Engels served as the assistant director of Events, Conferences and Support…

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January 18, 2023

Solicitation for Session Proposals for 2023 SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) is pleased to host the 2023 Higher Education Policy Conference in Denver, CO, August 7-10.  The annual Policy Conference is the preeminent gathering of leaders from state higher education policy agencies, national higher education policy organizations, institutions, and state and federal governments. SHEEO seeks timely, thought-provoking proposals for sessions aligned with our organizational vision to promote an environment that values higher education and its role in…

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January 18, 2023

New SHEEO Report Details Top Policy Priorities for State Higher Education Leaders Across the Country

Washington, D.C.—In a survey distributed following the 2022 midterm elections, the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) asked state higher education leaders about their top policy issues going into 2023. States face a multitude of higher education policy issues each year, with some topics consistently among the top priorities for policymakers while others represent emerging public policy concerns driven by the current higher education landscape. SHEEO’s new report details…

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