Coordinating Boards
Functions and List by State

  • defines the overall mission
  • does long-range (master) planning (needs analysis, goals and objectives, evaluation)
  • conducts policy analysis and problem resolution
  • handles academic program review and approval
  • oversees budget development, funding formula, resource allocation
  • makes decisions about statewide student financial aid
  • reviews information and accountability systems
  • handles postsecondary school licensing and oversight
  • oversees statewide projects and initiatives
  • K-20
  • endowed chairs
  • research incentives
  • ensures quality assurance
  • sets revenue (tuition and fees) guidelines or policies
Multi-Campus Coordinating Boards in SREB States
Alabama Alabama Commission on Higher Education
Arkansas Arkansas Department of Higher Education