Partner Organizations

American Association of State Colleges and Universities


American Council on Education


Association of American Colleges and Universities


Association of Governing Boards (AGB)


Association of Public and Land-grant Universities


Complete College America


Council for Adult and Experiential Learning


Data Quality Campaign


Delta Cost Project


Education Trust


National Governors' Association Center for Best Practaices


National-Professional Science Masters Program Administrators (NPSMA)


Professional Science Masters


State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)


U.S. Education Delivery Institute (EDI)



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


Robert L. Caret

Chancellor, University System of Maryland

Rebecca Martin

Executive Director, NASH

John Morgan

Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents

Nancy Zimpher

Chancellor, State University of New York (SUNY)

Committee Members

Lee Jackson

Chancellor, University of North Texas System

Michael Martin

Chancellor Emeritus, Colorado State University System

Tom Ross

President, University of North Carolina System

Timothy White

Chancellor, California State University System

Sandra Woodley

President, University of Louisiana System

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