​​​​News and Updates

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Featured Documents

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

Budget Reduction Exercise: The following is a budget reduction options exercise the HECC completed for planning purposes in May,​ 2020.  For background on this exercise, see Governor Brown's press May 11, 2020 Statement on the State Budget here.​

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

View additional press releases here or subscribe to receive future announcements.​

Recent HECC Collaborations e-newsletters

Doubling Down for Equity and Student Success 2020, June Issue
Responding to Student, Fiscal, and Worker Impacts of COVID-19May, 2020
Oregonians, Postsecondary Education is Here for You!2020, April

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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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Media Inquiries

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