November 1, 2022

New SHEEO Report: State Approaches to Base Funding for Public Colleges and Universities

In collaboration with NCHEMS, SHEEO released a report describing and classifying the approach each state takes to funding base operations at public colleges and universities. With sector-level data, state examples, and estimations of the proportion of state funding allocated through each approach, this report seeks to fill in gaps in our collective understanding of how states funding higher education. It is our hope that the data shared in this report…

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October 1, 2022

Ben Cannon Named Chair of State Higher Education Executive Officers Association Executive Committee

Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission Executive Director Ben Cannon was named the chair of the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Executive Committee. Before serving as chair-elect, Cannon served the SHEEO Executive Committee as treasurer during 2020-21. “We are excited to have Ben Cannon serve as our Chair this year,” said Dr. Robert Anderson, president of SHEEO. “I have had the opportunity to get to know Ben through his service…

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August 1, 2022

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) has released its Fiscal Year 2021 SHEEO Membership Report

SHEEO represents the executive officers of statewide governing and coordinating/policy boards responsible for overseeing higher education in their state. SHEEO has 61 members representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Northern Mariana Islands. The annual Membership Report uses data from its members to provide an in-depth look at SHEEO agency resources such as staff size, operating budgets, and functions performed. The report further captures demographic…

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July 22, 2022

SHEEO Announces Excellence Awards Recipients

Association recognizes leadership, dedication, and innovation in state higher education policy and administration. Boston, MA – The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association has announced the organization’s 2022 SHEEO Excellence Awards recipients. The awards recognize the leadership, dedication, and innovation of exceptional SHEEOs, agency staff, and agencies at a time when state postsecondary policy is increasingly linked to student success and, in turn, states’ economic and social prosperity. The Exceptional…

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July 20, 2022

CLDE Coalition Receives a $550,000 Grant to Accelerate College Students’ Civic and Democracy Learning Nationally

The Civic Learning and Democracy Engagement (CLDE)Coalition—in which SHEEO is a lead partner—has received a significant grant from The Endeavor Foundation to make college students’ civic learning and democracy engagement inclusive, equitable,  high quality and expected.  Through a series of national “planning and action forums,” policy leaders and educators will advance strategies for making students’ democracy learning a priority in its own right, while showcasing CLDE’s bonus benefits to completion,…

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