Higher Education Recovery Task Force


The SREB Higher Education Recovery Task Force convenes higher education leaders to address the challenges facing colleges, universities and students during the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery. The task force includes representatives from each of the 16 SREB states.

Cynthia Anthony Interim Vice Chancellor of Student Success Alabama Community College System AL
Jimmy Baker Chancellor Alabama Community College System AL
Jim Purcell Executive Director Alabama Commission on Higher Education AL
Ken Tucker President University of West Alabama AL
Jackie Griffith Special Assistant to President/Director of Government and Community Relations Delaware State University DE
Shana Payne Director, Delaware Higher Education Office Delaware Department of Education DE
Jim Wilson Vice President for Academic Affairs Wilmington University DE
Joe Pickens President St. Johns River State College FL
Tristan Denley Executive Vice Chancellor Chief Academic Officer University System of Georgia GA
Stuart Rayfield Vice Chancellor for Leadership Institutional Development University System of Georgia GA
Jay Box President Kentucky Community and Technical College System KY
Bob Jackson President Murray State University KY
Aaron Thompson President Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education KY
Rick Gallot President Grambling State University LA
Jim Henderson President University of Louisiana System LA
Kim Hunter Reed Commissioner of Higher Education 1. Louisiana Board of Regents LA
Larissa Littleton-Steib Chancellor Delgado Community College LA
Emily Dow Assistant Secretary for Academic Affairs Maryland Higher Education Commission MD
James Fielder Secretary Maryland Higher Education Commission MD
Geoff Newman Assistant Secretary Maryland Higher Education Commission MD
Bill Carver Retired President Nash Community College NC
Andrew Kelly Senior Vice President for Strategy and Policy University of North Carolina NC
Tom West Vice President for Government Relations and General Counsel North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities NC
Burns Hargis President Oklahoma State University OK
Joe Harroz Interim President University of Oklahoma OK
John McArthur President Cameron University OK
Jeanie Webb President Rose State College OK
Tim Hardee President South Carolina Technical College System SC
Rusty Monhollon President & Executive Director South Carolina Commission on Higher Education SC
L. Jeffrey Perez President & CEO South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities SC
Mike Krause Executive Director Tennessee Higher Education Commission  TN
Glenda Glover President Tennessee State University TN
Flora Tydings Chancellor Tennessee Board of Regents TN
Ray Martinez Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs and Workforce Education Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  TX
Johnette McKown President McLennan Community College TX
Juan Munoz President University of Houston Downtown TX
Tommy Wright President Southwest Virginia Community College VA
Sarah Herzog Legislative Analyst Senate Finance Committee Senate of Virginia VA
Peter Blake Director State Council of Higher Education for Virginia VA
Corley Dennison Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs WV Higher Education Policy Commission WV
Ed Magee Vice Chancellor of Finance WV Higher Education Policy Commission WV
Cynthia Persily Senior Director of Health Services WV Higher Education Policy Commission WV