June 16, 2021

SHEEO Welcomes Dr. John Lane as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Equity Initiatives

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes John Lane, DMA, as vice president for academic affairs and equity initiatives. John Lane, DMA Dr. Lane will be located at SHEEO’s Washington, D.C., office, where he will lead policy and project development in educational equity, academic programs, and student success. Dr. Lane will also facilitate the work of SHEEO’s Equity Advisory Committee and collaborate with other SHEEO staff to explore and…

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May 26, 2021

New Report Finds Despite Eight Years of Increases in State Support, Public Colleges Entered the 2020 Recession with Historically Low Funding

Most states have not recovered from prior recessionary cuts in state funding and now face declines in their other revenue sources. Public institutions may be in a more precarious financial situation than at any other time in recent history. Amid this uncertainty, the SHEF report offers a comprehensive look at where states stood as they weathered the COVID-19 pandemic and economic recession. BOULDER, Colorado — In fiscal year 2020, a…

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May 19, 2021

SHEEO Welcomes Kelsey Kunkle and Mónica Maldonado as State Policy Interns

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes Kelsey Kunkle and Mónica Maldonado as state policy interns. Kelsey Kunkle, State Policy Intern At SHEEO, Kelsey will be focused on the state higher education finance (SHEF) project and will contribute to the development of issue briefs related to public higher education finance. Prior to joining SHEEO, Kelsey served in multiple student and academic affairs roles at the University of North…

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May 18, 2021

New Analysis Finds That You Get What You Pay For: State Higher Education Funding Directly Impacts Student Success

Over time, states have both decreased overall support for higher education and shifted their funding from institutional operating support to student financial aid. A review of over 100 research studies shows that these trends have important implications for student enrollment, retention, graduation, and post-college outcomes. By not adequately funding public institutions, states sacrifice their attainment agendas and disproportionately harm underrepresented students. BOULDER, Colorado — In 2020, states invested almost $100…

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May 17, 2021

SHEEO Welcomes Dr. Carrie Klein as Senior Policy Analyst

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes Carrie Klein, Ph.D., as a senior policy analyst. Carrie Klein, Ph.D. Dr. Klein will be located at SHEEO’s Washington, D.C., office, where she will contribute to SHEEO’s efforts to develop state postsecondary data and information resources, provide technical assistance and professional development to SHEEO agency researchers and policy analysts, and collaborate with partner organizations. Before joining SHEEO, Dr. Klein was a senior…

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