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National Council for Higher Education

Your advocate for higher education.
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NEA/NCHE Higher Educator of the Year Award

The  NEA/NCHE Higher Educator of the Year award, generously funded with a $10,000 award by the NEA Foundation, will be awarded in the spring of 2022. Please share this application with any eligible candidates. The due date is January 18, 2022.


The Chair of the NCHE Elections, Endorsements, and Credentials Committee announced the follow NCHE 2021 elections results, all of which were by acclamation:

President (3-year term): DeWayne Sheaffer
Vice President (3-year term): Alec Thomson
Membership Chair (1-year term): Andy Sako
Member-at-Large (3-year term): Philippe Abraham

Two other candidates who had been nominated withdrew their nominations.

Membership | Join NCHE Now!

To join NCHE or to renew your membership, please click here to use our online membership page (credit cards accepted) or fill out the appropriate form and send it with a check as instructed on the form. 

Individuals/Associates and Organizations may become members of NCHE so that we can continue to lobby for the interests of our 150,000 NEA higher education members.

Please encourage your colleagues and your organizations to join as well.

National Education Association

Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.