​​​​​News and Updates

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Featured Documents

​Interim Guiding Principles from Strategic Roadmap Development Process, May, 2020

Recent Press Releases and announcements

HECC Issues Statement on DACA Decision, Encourages DACA Students to Access In-State Tuition, State Financial Aid June 18, 2020
“Oregon Transfer Compass” Expands with HECC Approval of Three New Community College Transfer Degrees June 15, 2020
New Public Health Guidelines for Resuming In-Person Higher Education ActivitiesJune 12, 2020

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Recent HECC Collaborations e-newsletters

Addressing Emergency Needs and Building Long-Term Resilience2020, September
Identifying and Removing Barriers to Success During COVID-19 and Beyond2020, August
Doubling Down for Equity and Student Success 2020, June Issue

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​HECC and State Goals: Introductions

Meet the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, a Brief Overview of our Agency and Goals (2-Page Handout)

What you Need to Know about Oregon's Educational Attainment Goals (2-Page Handout)

What you Need to Know about the HECC​ (2-Page Handout)

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