April 28, 2020

The New SwiftStudent Tool: Help for Guiding Students Through Financial Aid Appeals Webinar

This webinar provides an overview of the new SwiftStudent digital tool, a free resource designed to help college students through the formal process of requesting additional financial aid when their economic circumstances have changed. SwiftStudent was created by the Seldin/Haring-Smith Foundation in partnership with 18 higher education organizations.

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April 10, 2020

New SHEEO White Paper: State Agencies and Systems of Higher Education Leading for Equity

Written by, Denise Pearson, Jason Lee, and Brandon Bishop Leaders of state agencies and systems of higher education (SHEEOs) are in unique positions to expand higher education’s positive impact on the human condition through an intentional and systematic focus on educational equity. The opportunities and challenges are noteworthy, and the authors of this paper sought to identify these. It is also the goal of this paper to provide SHEEOs and…

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March 26, 2020

Statement from SHEEO President Robert Anderson, Ph.D., on the bipartisan COVID-19 stimulus deal:

“We applaud Congressional leaders and Administration officials for working together to reach a bipartisan deal on a federal stimulus package. As higher education works to address the financial fallout stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, we welcome partnership and resources from the federal government. This stimulus package provides urgently needed financial assistance and administrative flexibility during this difficult time. The financial shortfalls facing higher education, however, will far exceed the funding…

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March 11, 2020

Public Funding for Higher Education Call for Papers

Convening Date: November 4 – 6, 2020 Proposals Due: May 4, 2020 The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) promotes an environment that values higher education and its role in ensuring the equitable education of all Americans, regardless of race/ethnicity, gender, or socioeconomic factors. Together with its members, SHEEO aims to achieve this vision by equipping state higher education executive officers and their staffs with the tools to effectively…

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March 9, 2020

Update on COVID-19

SHEEO is monitoring the evolving situation pertaining to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and will share guidance and updates from federal agencies and national health authorities as we receive them. The following guidance has been issued to the higher education community thus far:   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidance for administrators of colleges and universities in planning and preparing for COVID-19, along with recommended response measures for those…

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