Higher Education Coordinating Commission

Special Updates and Fact Sheets:


Press Releases and Updates

​June 9, 2016 ​​HECC Releases 2016-2020 Strategic Plan​
​June 2, 2016 ​Oregon FAFSA Plus+ ou​treach effort expanding, seeking applicants
​May 27, 2016 Oreg​on Ranks #1 for Improvement in FAFSA Completion
​February 22, 2016 ​March 1st deadline for Oregon Promise and OSAC scholarship​
​January 25, 2016 Statements from Governor Kate Brown and Ben Cannon on Oregon ranking #1 nationally for higher ed funding improvement​​
​January 14, 2016 ASPIRE Calls for Volunteer Mentors to Help Youth Achieve College and Career Goals​​
​December 17, 2015 College Goal Oregon offers financial aid assistance at 40 sites statewide, Jan-Feb 2016
​November 30, 2015

Need help paying for college? Apply for Grants and Scholarships at OregonStudentAid.gov through March 1

​October 20, 2015 State to Accept Applications for Oregon Promise, New Grant Program for Community College
​October 13, 2015 HECC Elects Neil Bryant as Chair, David Rives as Vice-Chair
​October 5, 2015 Update: How to help Umpqua Community College: I am UCC campaign +
​September 24, 2015
Press Release: Oregon leaders invited to White House to share innovative financial aid initiative
​September 18, 2015 Update: HECC hires Dr. Veronica Dujon to leader university academic planning and policy​
​June 8, 2015 ​HECC hires Dr. Daniel E. Findley to lead Community Colleges and Workforce Development
​April 9, 2015 Commission Approves Change in University Funding Model to Improve Student Outcomes
​December 15, 2014 OSAC Press Release: Students and families invited to January "College Goal Oregon" Financial Aid Planning Events
​November 20, 2014
Oregon Enters Interstate Agreement for Distance Education​
​October 23, 2014 OSAC Press Release: College Scholarship Application Season Begins November 3​
​October 9, 2014 HECC Hires Dr. Salam Noor for key leadership position
​September 11, 2014 ​HECC Recommends merits and conditions for innovative Pay It Forward pilot

Media Inquiries:

Please contact Endi Hartigan, Communications and Policy Specialist for the HECC at: endi.hartigan@state.or.us, 503-378-6769 (office), or 971-701-4032 (cell).

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  • Higher Education Coordinating Commission, 775 Court Street NE  Salem, OR 97301, or
  • E-mail: info.HECC@state.or.us ​

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HECC Government to Government Updates

HECC updates on Oregon postsecondary education provided to leadership of Oregon tribes through Government to Government.

2016 ​
​G2G Quarterly Update March, 2016
G2G Annual Report, 2015
G2G Annual Report, 2015, PowerPoint pesentation
G2G Quarterly Update December, 2015
G2G Quarterly Update September, 2015
G2G Quarterly Update June, 2015
G2G Quarterly Update February 2015

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