Oklahoma State System of Higher Education Chancellor Glen D. Johnson was recently re-elected to the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Executive Committee.
Johnson was first appointed to the committee in 2008 for a two-year term. This term will expire Sept. 30, 2012.
The Executive Committee is responsible for shaping SHEEO’s federal priorities and strategies and leading its communications with Congress, the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies, and the Obama administration.
“This is an honor for me to be reappointed to the SHEEO Executive Committee,” said Johnson. “I look forward to continue working with Dr. Paul Lingenfelter, president of SHEEO, Chair Jack Warner, Rhode Island; Past Chair James H. McCormick, Minnesota; Chair-Elect George Pernsteiner, Oregon; Treasurer Sheila Stearns, Montana; Hank Bounds, Michigan; Kathryn G. Dodge, New Hampshire; Mike Meotti, Connecticut; Brian Noland, West Virginia; Bill Sederburg, Utah; and Garry Walters, South Carolina, on issues important to higher education to ensure graduates are prepared to succeed in today’s economy.”
SHEEO, the national association of the chief executives of statewide governing boards and coordinating boards for postsecondary education, works to assist its members and states in developing and sustaining excellent systems of higher education.