Higher Ed for Higher Standards Video

Featuring footage from the joint SHEEO and NASH meeting in Santa Fe in July 2015, this video describes the mission and growth of the coalition Higher Ed for Higher Standards. 

On July 7, NASH, along with the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) and Higher Education for Higher Standards, released a Read More

At today’s White House Summit on College Opportunity, National Association of System Heads Chair Nancy L.

Together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Postsecondary Success Team, NASH recently hosted a small group of University System Heads to discuss the unique potential of  harnessing the power of systems to leverage change in higher education. The purpose of the meeting was three-fold:

NASH recently completed an informal survey of system offices about policies and procedures for Board review of the system CEO.  A summary of the surv


Formed in 1979 for the purpose of seeking improvement in the organization and governance of public higher education systems, NASH serves as a forum for the exchange of views and information among its members and with other higher education organizations, with special attention to the perspectives, problems, and opportunities of heads of systems as a unique category of higher education executives.

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Board of Directors

Committee Members

Hank Bounds

President, University of Nebraska

Lee Jackson

Chancellor, University of North Texas System

Eileen Klein

President, Arizona Board of Regents

David Lassner

President, University of Hawai'i System

Timothy White

Chancellor, California State University System


Robert L. Caret

Chancellor, University System of Maryland

Rebecca Martin

Executive Director, NASH

Nancy Zimpher

Chancellor, State University of New York (SUNY)

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