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From the ECS State Policy Database: Postsecondary Governance and Structures--Licensing/Program Review and Approval - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

Recent Changes to Postsecondary Governance in States: 2011-13 PDF - Between 2011 and 2013, five states transformed their postsecondary governance systems: California, Connecticut, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Washington. California disbanded its coordinating board, while the other four states modified the scope and roles of their coordinating boards. This document provides a brief summary of the governance reforms and links to relevant information sources. (Matthew Smith and Mary Fulton, ECS, September 2013)...

From the ECS State Policy Database: Postsecondary Governance and Structures--State Executives/State Agencies - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Postsecondary Governance and Structures - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

From the ECS State Policy Database: Postsecondary Governance and Structures--Administrative/Leadership Issues - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

ECS State Postsecondary Education Structures Sourcebook - For historical reference, Florida State University staff have scanned and uploaded past editions of the ECS State Postsecondary Education Structures Sourcebook – State Coordination and Governing Boards. (ECS, various dates)...

P-20 Governance PDF - This StateNote identifies states in which K-12 and postsecondary governance has been fully or partially consolidated in a single entity. The report also identifies where early learning falls under the purview of an entity that administers both K-12 and higher education. (Jennifer Dounay Zinth, Education Commission of the States, January 2011)...

Postsecondary Governance Structures Database - This searchable database contains information about postsecondary governance structures in each state. The database includes individual state profiles as well as comparisons across states on specific aspects of governance structures. (Education Commission of the States, National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, and State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2007)...

Restructuring State Roles in Higher Education: A Case Study of the 1994 New Jersey Higher Education Act PDF - "Oldie but goodie." In 1994 New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman proposed replacing the Board of Higher Education with new state-level roles and the subsequent restructuring of roles and responsibilities are described. Though Whitman's move caused a stir, little of the restructuring could be picked up and put down in other states because of New Jersey's uniqueness in higher education: a late commitment to public higher education, a reliance on private institutions and student financial aid, the emergence of county colleges. (Aims C. McGuinness Jr., ECS, 1995)...

Restructuring State Roles in Higher Education: A Case Study of the 1994 New Jersey Higher Education Restructuring Act - In 1994, New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman proposed to replace the existing Board of Higher Education with new state-level roles. That initiative and the subsequent restructuring of state-level roles and responsibilities are described and analyzed in this monograph. (Aims C. McGuinness, Education Commission of the States, December 1995)...

State Authorization Resources and Directory - Compliance with existing state laws has always been a condition of Title IV federal grants, loans and work study eligibility. To help address the need to assure that institutions have legal authority to operate in all the states where they are providing instruction, SHEEO, the national association of state higher education executive officers, has developed this directory of agencies and individuals responsible for implementing state quality assurance laws as well as a compendium of state laws and regulations. (SHEEO)...


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