July 28, 2020

Statement of SHEEO President Robert Anderson, Ph.D., on the HEALS Act

“We are pleased Senate Republicans have created a stimulus plan acknowledging the financial challenges facing colleges and universities today. While the funding in the HEALS Act will be helpful, it falls far short of the amounts necessary to stabilize public college and university budgets. Reductions in state appropriations, foregone revenue, and unexpected costs have put unprecedented financial pressure on public higher education, with continued economic uncertainty and the prospect of…

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July 9, 2020

Statement from SHEEO President Robert Anderson, Ph.D., on the ICE Guidance on International Students

The administration’s new policy is highly problematic for college campuses and the more than one million international students they serve. International students are integral to the fabric of campus communities and contribute billions to the American economy. The policy will leave lasting damage on America’s reputation as a welcoming destination for international students seeking high-quality college opportunities. Colleges and their states will be worse off as these students bypass the…

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July 2, 2020

Modeling the Impacts of COVID-19 on Public Institutions White Paper and Excel Tool

NCHEMS, in partnership with SHEEO and with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has developed an Excel tool to help state agency staff think about and model the potential impacts of the COVID crisis on enrollments, finances, costs, and completions. They also have produced a white paper describing the underlying theories and assumptions that inform the tool, how the tool might be used, a few example scenarios using…

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June 24, 2020

Making a Comeback: Webinars for Policy Leaders

Education Strategy Group, The Association of Community College Trustees and The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association are pleased to announce the continuation of the Making A Comeback series with three new webinars in the month of July. These online forums are designed to help state and institutional leaders anticipate and respond to challenges facing higher education due to COVID-19.  We hope you will join us every other week beginning Wednesday, July 1. Registration links and additional details…

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June 11, 2020

SHEEO Statement in Support of the Black Community

The killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and tragically, many other Black Americans have left many Americans outraged and in pain and sparked a movement of protest across the country. At SHEEO, we stand with those fighting against racism, racial violence, white supremacy, and the racial injustices in our country and affirmatively declare that Black lives matter. SHEEO’s vision reads, “Together with its members, SHEEO will promote an…

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