Serving statewide coordinating and governing boards in developing and sustaining excellent systems of higher education.
C.E.D.S. Voices of support

The following support this statement: "Tackling America's education challenges requires clear, consistent data improved through the use of common data standards. We support the efforts of the CEDS Initiative to help all education stakeholders work together toward this goal."

State Higher Education Agencies
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education

Idahoís State Board of Educationís Data Management Council

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Missouri Department of Higher Education

Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

New Mexico Higher Education Department

Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics

South Dakota Board of Regents

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

University of Wisconsin System

Wyoming Community College Commission

National Organizations
Complete College America (CCA)

Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)

Data Quality Campaign (DQC)


The Institute for College Access & Success

Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC)

National Student Clearinghouse (NSC)

New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE)

Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council (PESC)

SIF Association

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)

State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)

USA Funds

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)

Higher Education Research Organizations
Center for Studies in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley (C. Judson King, Director)

Cornell Higher Education Research Institute (CHERI) ILR School, Cornell University (Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Director)

Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia (James C. Hearn, Professor and Associate Director)

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Iowa State University (Linda Serra Hagedorn, Professor)

Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Michigan (Stephen L. DesJardins, Professor and Director)

Patrick Alles, Director of Research and Technology, Independent Colleges of Indiana

Victor M. H. Borden, Ph.D., Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Indiana University Bloomington

Julia W. Carpenter-Hubin, Assistant Vice President, Institutional Research and Planning, The Ohio State University

Rainbow Di Benedetto, Sr. IT Manager, Information Quest, The University of Texas at Austin

Christina Drum, Information Architect and Manager, Metadata; Institutional Analysis and Planning; University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Sharon Enright, Ph.D.; Associate Director, CTE Performance and Accountability; Ohio Department of Education

Dennis Fiscus, Program of Study Director, Arizona Department of Education

Dr. Archie George, Director; Institutional research and Assessment; University of Idaho

Alisha Hyslop, Assistant Director of Public Policy, Association for Career and Technical Education

Soon O. Merz, VP, Effectiveness and Accountability, Austin Community College

Richard A. Miller, Executive Director Institutional Research Planning and Assessment, Fort Lewis College

Jay J. Pfeiffer, Senior Consultant, MPR Associates, Inc.

Jim Schoelkopf, Senior Research Associate, MPR Associates, Inc.