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Alabama : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Alabama Commission on Higher Education: http://www.ache.state.al.us/

State Board of Education: http://www.alsde.edu/html/boe.asp

University of Alabama System: http://www.uasystem.ua.edu/

Auburn University: http://www.auburn.edu/

Troy University: http://www.troy.edu/

Alabama Association of Independent Colleges and Universities: http://www.aaicu.net/index.asp

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Alaska : Postsecondary Governance Structures

University of Alaska system: http://www.alaska.edu/

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education: http://alaskaadvantage.state.ak.us/

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Arizona : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Arkansas : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Arkansas Department of Higher Education: http://www.arkansashighered.com/

Higher Education Coordinating Board: http://www.arkansashighered.com/aboutus/board.html

Arkansas Department of Workforce Education: http://dwe.arkansas.gov/

Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities: http://www.arkindcolleges.org/

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California : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Colorado : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Connecticut : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Board of Governors for Higher Education (Department of Higher Education): http://www.ctdhe.org/

State Board of Education: http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2683&Q=320312

Connecticut Student Loan Foundation: http://www.cslf.com/

Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges: http://www.theccic.org/

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Delaware : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Delaware Higher Education Commission: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/programs/dhec/

University of Delaware: http://www.udel.edu/

Delaware State University: http://www.desu.edu/

Delaware Technical and Community Colleges: http://www.dtcc.edu/

DE State Board of Education: http://www.doe.state.de.us/info/sbe/default.shtml

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District of Columbia : Postsecondary Governance Structures

University of the District of Columbia: http://www.udc.edu/

District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law: http://www.law.udc.edu/

Office of the State Superintendent of Education: http://www.seo.dc.gov/seo/site/default.asp

Office of Post-Secondary Education Research and Assistance: http://seo.dc.gov/seo/cwp/view,a,1222,q,535237.asp

D.C. State Board of Education: http://www.seo.dc.gov/seo/cwp/view,a,1269,q,560689,seoNav,%7C31195%7C.asp

Education Licensure Commission: http://www.seo.dc.gov/seo/cwp/view,a,1224,q,536329.asp

State Education Agency, Adult Education & Family Literacy: http://www.literacydc.org/

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Florida : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Georgia : Postsecondary Governance Structures

University System of Georgia: http://www.usg.edu/

State Board of Technical and Adult Education: http://intranet.dtae.org/Board/board.html

Georgia Student Finance Commission: http://www.gsfc.org/main/dsp_aboutus.cfm

Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges: http://www.georgiacolleges.org/

Non-Public Postsecondary Education Commission: http://www.gnpec.org/MainMenu.asp

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Hawaii : Postsecondary Governance Structures

University of Hawaii: http://www.hawaii.edu/

Hawaii Department of Education: http://doe.k12.hi.us/

Hawaii P-20 Initiative: http://www.p20hawaii.org/

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Idaho : Postsecondary Governance Structures Idaho State Board of Education: http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/

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Illinois : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Illinois Board of Higher Education: http://www.ibhe.state.il.us/

Illinois Community College Board: http://www.iccb.state.il.us/

Illinois Student Assistance Commission: http://www.collegezone.com/

Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities: http://www.federationedu.org/

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Indiana : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Iowa : Postsecondary Governance Structures

State Board of Regents: http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/

Iowa Department of Education: http://www.iowa.gov/educate/

Iowa College Student Aid Commission: http://www.iowacollegeaid.org/

Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities: http://www.iaicu-icf.edu/viewinformation.aspx?rid=87

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Kansas : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Kentucky : Postsecondary Governance Structures http://www.ecs.org/html/educationIssues/Governance/linkdocs/KY.htm
Louisiana : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Maine : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Maryland : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Maryland Higher Education Commission: http://www.mhec.state.md.us/

University System of Maryland: http://www.usmd.edu/

Maryland State Department of Education: http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/msde

Maryland Independent College and University Association: http://www.micua.org/

Maryland Partnership for Teaching and Learning, PreK-16: http://mdk16.usmd.edu/inside.php?area_id=52

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Massachusetts : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Massachusetts Board of Higher Education: http://www.mass.edu/

University of Massachusetts: http://umass.edu/umhome/index.php

Massachusetts Board of Education: http://www.doe.mass.edu/boe/

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts: http://www.masscolleges.org/

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Michigan : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Michigan State Board of Education: http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-5373---,00.html

University of Michigan: http://www.umich.edu/

Wayne State University: http://www.wayne.edu/

Michigan State University: http://www.msu.edu/

Michigan Higher Education Assistance Authority: http://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid

Department of Career Development: http://www.michigan.gov/mdcd

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Minnesota : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Mississippi : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Mississippi State Institutions of Higher Learning: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/

State Board for Community and Junior Colleges: http://www.sbcjc.cc.ms.us/

State Board of Education: http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/SBE.htm

Commission on College Accreditation: http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/Academic_Affairs1/mcca.htm

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Missouri : Postsecondary Governance Structures http://www.ecs.org/html/educationIssues/Governance/linkdocs/MO.htm
Montana : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Montana University System: http://www.mus.edu/

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education: http://mus.edu/che/che.asp

Kindergarten to College Work Group: http://governor.mt.gov/news/pr.asp?ID=386

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Nebraska : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education: http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/CCPE/Default.asp

University of Nebraska: http://www.nebraska.edu/

Nebraska State Colleges System: http://www.nscs.edu/

State Board of Education: http://www.nde.state.ne.us/StateBoard/StateBoard.html

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Nebraska: http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/Ccpe/diricu.asp

Nebraska P-16 Initiative: http://p16.nebraska.edu/

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Nevada : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Nevada System of Higher Education: http://system.nevada.edu/

Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education: http://system.nevada.edu/Board-of-R/index.htm

Nevada Department of Education: http://www.doe.nv.gov/

State Board of Education: http://www.doe.nv.gov/edteam/boardofed.html

Commission on Postsecondary Education: http://www.cpe.state.nv.us/

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New Hampshire : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Postsecondary Education Commission: http://www.nh.gov/postsecondary/

University System of New Hampshire: http://www.usnh.unh.edu/

Community Technical College System: http://www.nh.gov/nhctc/

New Hampshire College and University Council: http://www.nhcuc.org/

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New Jersey : Postsecondary Governance Structures

New Jersey Commission on Higher Education: http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/

New Jersey Presidents' Council: http://www.njpc.org/

Higher Education Student Assistance Authority: http://www.hesaa.org/

State Board of Education: http://www.state.nj.us/education/sboe/

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in New Jersey: http://www.njcolleges.org/a_about.htm

New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities: http://www.njascu.org/

Council of County Colleges: http://www.njccc.org/

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New Mexico : Postsecondary Governance Structures
New York : Postsecondary Governance Structures

New York State Education Department: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/

University of the State of New York: http://www.nysed.gov/

State University of New York: http://www.suny.edu/

City University of New York: http://portal.cuny.edu/portal/site/cuny/index.jsp?front_door=true

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation: http://www.hesc.com/content.nsf/

“P-16 Education: A Plan for Action”: http://usny.nysed.gov/summit/p-16ed.htm

Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities: http://www.cicu.org/

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North Carolina : Postsecondary Governance Structures

University of North Carolina: http://www.northcarolina.edu/content.php/system/index.htm

State Board of Community Colleges: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us/State_Board/

North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority: http://www.ncseaa.edu/

State Board of Education: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/state_board/

Department of Public Instruction: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/

College Foundation of North Carolina: http://www.cfnc.org/

North Carolina Association of Independent Colleges and Universities: http://www.ncicu.org/

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North Dakota : Postsecondary Governance Structures

North Dakota University System: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/

State Board of Higher Education: http://www.ndus.edu/sbhe/

North Dakota Student Financial Assistance Program: http://www.und.edu/dept/finaid/Grants.html

State Board of Public School Education: http://governor.state.nd.us/boards/boards-query.asp?Board_ID=131

P-16 Education Task Force report: http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/reports/default.asp?ID=394

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Ohio : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Oklahoma : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education: http://www.okhighered.org/

University of Oklahoma: http://www.ou.edu/

Board of Regents of Oklahoma Colleges: http://www.boroc.org/

Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges: http://home.okstate.edu/board

State Board of Career and Technology Education: http://www.okcareertech.org/main/boardmem.htm

Oklahoma Association of Independent Colleges and Universities: http://www.oicu.org/

Student Advisory Board: http://www.okhighered.org/student-center/stdnt-ad-bd/

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Oregon : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Pennsylvania : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Pennsylvania State Department of Education: www.pdehighered.state.pa.us/higher/

State Board of Education: http://www.pde.state.pa.us/stateboard_ed/site/default.asp

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education: http://www.passhe.edu

Pennsylvania State University: http://www.psu.edu/

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency: http://www.pheaa.org/

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania: http://www.aicup.org/

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Puerto Rico : Postsecondary Governance Structures
Rhode Island : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education: http://www.ribghe.org/

Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority: http://www.riheaa.org/

Rhode Island Student Loan Authority: http://www.risla.com/

Rhode Island Independent Higher Education: http://www.riihea.org/

Rhode Island PK-16 Council Executive Order: http://www.governor.ri.gov/documents/executiveorders/2005/08_PK16.pdf

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South Carolina : Postsecondary Governance Structures
South Dakota : Postsecondary Governance Structures

South Dakota Board of Regents: http://www.ris.sdbor.edu/

State Board of Education: http://doe.sd.gov/

South Dakota Education Assistance Corporation: http://www2.eac-easci.org/Mission.shtml

Dakota Association for College Admission Counseling: http://www.dacac.com/

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Tennessee : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Tennessee Higher Education Commission: http://state.tn.us/thec/

University of Tennessee (Knoxville): http://www.utk.edu/

State University and Community College System of Tennessee: http://bot.tennessee.edu/

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Texas : Postsecondary Governance Structures http://www.ecs.org/html/educationIssues/Governance/linkdocs/TX.htm
Utah : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Utah State Board of Regents—Utah System of Higher Education: http://www.utahsbr.edu/

Utah College of Applied Technology: http://www.ucats.org/

Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority: http://www.uheaa.org/

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Vermont : Postsecondary Governance Structures

Vermont Higher Education Council: http://www.vhec.info/

University of Vermont: http://www.uvm.edu/

Vermont State Colleges: http://web.vsc.edu/

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation: http://services.vsac.org/ilwwcm/connect/VSAC

State Board of Education: http://education.vermont.gov/new/html/mainboard.html
Virginia : Postsecondary Governance Structures http://www.ecs.org/html/educationIssues/Governance/linkdocs/VA.htm
Washington : Postsecondary Governance Structures
West Virginia : Postsecondary Governance Structures http://www.ecs.org/html/educationIssues/Governance/linkdocs/WV.htm
Wisconsin : Postsecondary Governance Structures

University of Wisconsin System: http://www.wisconsin.edu/

Wisconsin Technical College System: http://www.witechcolleges.com/

Higher Educational Aid Board: http://heab.state.wi.us/

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board: http://eab.state.wi.us/

Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities: http://www.waicuweb.org/home/

PK-16 Leadership Council: http://www.wisconsin.edu/pk16/

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Wyoming : Postsecondary Governance Structures

University of Wisconsin System: http://www.wisconsin.edu/

University of Wyoming: http://www.uwyo.edu/

Wyoming Community College Commission: http://www.communitycolleges.wy.edu/

Wyoming Department of Education: http://www.k12.wy.us/

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