Office of Higher Education

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About OHE

Our Vision
We will be the best state higher education agency in the nation, known by the people we serve for exemplary leadership, service, and results.
Our Goals
  • Ensure that a high quality postsecondary education is available to all that provides students with the knowledge and skills to compete in a rapidly changing economy and actively contribute to society.

  • Coordinate New York's higher education system and strengthen partnerships to achieve the most effective use of resources and improve educational access, opportunities, and student results.

  • Ensure that all teachers are prepared to teach all students in their classrooms.

  • Protect the public's investment in education through the delivery of high-quality, efficient, and professional service.

  • Collect and publish accurate and timely educational information to help shape public policy, increase institutional accountability, and promote sound consumer decisions.

  • Provide leadership to staff that is collegial, clear, decisive, consistent and empowering.
Last Updated: December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015