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The Coordinating Commission staff boasts more than 100 years of combined experience in higher education. Our areas of expertise include accreditation, governance, funding formulas, academic programs, online learning, postsecondary construction projects, college and university budgets, as well as overall trends in higher education. For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Jason Keese: (402) 471-0023 or

News release archive

(For the latest CCPE news, please visit our blog, Issues in Education.)


Commission awards more than $1 million for groups to make college more accessible for Nebraska children - August 6, 2010

Commission awards over $12 million in grants to low-income students - April 6, 2010

CCPE announces teacher grant recipients - Feb. 8, 2010


Valentine resident elected as new Commission chair - Dec. 17, 2009

Papillion's Wilson named new CCPE Commissioner - Dec. 15, 2009

Governor Appoints New Commissioner to Postsecondary Education Agency - April 1, 2009

Nebraska Higher Ed Report Declares Positive College Enrollment and Grad Rates, Warns of Declining High School Graduation Trend - March 5, 2009

Higher Education Commission Awards Over $12 Million in Grants to Nebraska's Low-Income Students - Feb. 10, 2009

CCPE Announces 2008-2009 Improving Teacher Quality Grant Recipients - Jan. 27, 2009


Summit Focuses on Roles of States in Expanding Postsecondary Opportunities - Nov. 20, 2008

Women, Minorities Gain According to New Enrollment, Degrees and Salary Report - Sept. 16, 2008

New Report Examines College Affordability for Nebraska's Students - Aug. 19, 2008

Nebraska ACT Scores Up, but ACT Says Most Students Not Ready for College - Aug. 13, 2008

New Nebraska Higher Education Progress Report Released - March 7, 2008

Heineman Reappoints Lauritzen, Hodges and Uhing to Postsecondary Education Agency - Feb. 8, 2008

CCPE Announces 2007-2008 Improving Teacher Quality Grant Recipients - Feb. 1, 2008

Heineman Appoints New Commissioners to Postsecondary Education Agency - Jan. 29, 2008


Education Forum to Discuss State's, Nation's Higher Education Attainment - Nov. 27, 2007

Report Concludes Nebraska is Tops in the Nation in Use of Student Support - Nov. 1, 2007

Nebraska Among First States to Offer Electronic Transcripts - Oct. 15, 2007


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Jason Keese

Public Information and Special Project Coordinator

Phone: (402) 471-0023