June 14, 2022

New Report Finds that Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020 Economic Recession, and a Steep Enrollment Decline, State Funding to Public Colleges Surpassed Expectations and Increased 4.5% Above Inflation in Fiscal Year 2021

Generous federal stimulus funding protected state revenues and directly supported higher education, reducing states’ need to cut funding during the pandemic and short economic recession. However, sharp declines in student enrollment and net tuition and fee revenue signal continued upheaval for public higher education revenues. In the midst of this uncertainty, the SHEF report provides a comprehensive look at trends in higher education revenues in fiscal year 2021. BOULDER, Colorado…

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May 31, 2022

SHEEO Welcomes Casey McCoy-Simmons and Dillon McNamara as State Policy Interns

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes Casey McCoy-Simmons and Dillon McNamara as state policy interns. Casey McCoy-Simmons At SHEEO, Casey will work on the state higher education finance (SHEF) project, SHEEO’s tuition, fees, and financial assistance survey, and the creation of several issue briefs on higher education affordability and finance. Prior to her role at SHEEO, Casey was an education and policy research intern at the Colorado…

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April 19, 2022

PDP and Strategic Data Use

In November 2021, SHEEO supported a two-day workshop conducted by ASA Research and Seamless Strategies Group for the South Dakota Board of Technical Education institutions. The goals of the workshop – Know and Use Your Data with the PDP: Where are You? Where Do You Want to Be? How Can You Get There? –were, in part, to increase strategic data use capacity and elevate the usefulness of the Postsecondary Data…

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April 4, 2022

SHEEO Announces the Promotion of Kelsey Heckert to Data Manager

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) today announces the promotion of Kelsey Heckert to data manager. She will lead SHEEO’s initiatives related to data analysis, data quality, and data management. Kelsey Heckert, Data Manager Since joining SHEEO as a data analyst in 2019, Heckert has contributed significantly to the organization’s capacity to analyze large data sets, develop data visualizations, and communicate data and research results. Prior to her…

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March 1, 2022

SHEEO Welcomes Jillian Cordial as Communications Intern

SHEEO is excited to announce Jillian Cordial as the new communications intern. Jillian will focus on extending our social media presence, marketing and communications projects, and building public relations. As well, Jillian will assist with the planning and execution of SHEEO’s Higher Education Policy Conference and Annual Meeting. Jillian Cordial, Communications Intern Jillian is a master’s student studying higher education at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. She will…

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