Ernest Ezeugo joined SHEEO in September 2020. He serves as a policy analyst in the Washington, D.C., office, where his primary responsibility is supporting the development, administration, and analysis of SHEEO’s Strong Foundations survey of state postsecondary systems. He also develops technical assistance and professional development materials for state-level data practitioners and contributes to agenda development for SHEEO’s national convenings of data practitioners, researchers, and policy analysts.
Before joining SHEEO, Ezeugo was the policy director at the National Campus Leadership Council (NCLC), where he directed the organization’s policy advocacy efforts and helped build infrastructure for elevating student voice in higher education policy. Prior to that, he worked at New America in the Education Policy program and at the U.S. Department of Education in the Office of Postsecondary Education and the Office of Educational Technology. He attended the University of Oklahoma and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Arizona State University.
Outside of his work, Ernest enjoys writing. He contributes to the Forbes Education section and has bylines in the Hechinger Report, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, and Slate.
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New Data from SHEEO Strong Foundations 2020 Survey Shows Growth of State Postsecondary Data Systems Over 10 Years
Washington, D.C. – Since 2010, the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) has conducted a survey of state postsecondary data systems, called Strong Foundations, to better understand the landscape of state postsecondary data. Today, SHEEO released an updated, redesigned State Postsecondary Data website featuring responses from the Strong Foundations 2020 survey. This new data comes from the fifth and most recent iteration of the survey, marking over a decade…Read more
The Strong Foundations project seeks to understand the state of postsecondary data systems. Multiple iterations of the Strong Foundations survey and associated reports document the content, capacity, and effective use of state postsecondary data systems.Read more
SHEEO Welcomes Ernest Ezeugo as Policy Analyst
The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes Ernest Ezeugo as a policy analyst. Ernest Ezeugo Ezeugo will be located at SHEEO’s Washington, D.C., office, and will assist in a variety of areas, including the development, administration, and analysis of SHEEO’s Strong Foundations survey of state postsecondary systems, developing technical assistance and professional development materials for state-level data practitioners, and contributing to agenda development for SHEEO’s national convenings of…Read more