The Office of Higher Education periodically takes on new projects assigned by the Governor, the Legislature or through the agency's own initiative as needs are identified.
- e-Transcript Initiative: Facilitates the electronic transfer of high school transcripts to colleges and universities throughout the state and nationwide.
- Minnesota P-20 Statewide Longitudinal Educational Data System: The Minnesota Office of Higher Education is a key partner in developing a P-20 student data system for Minnesota to provide educators and policymakers with more comprehensive data about student experiences and performance.
- Teacher Education Report: The Minnesota Legislature asked the Office of Higher Education and the Minnesota Department of Education to conduct a study on teacher education in Minnesota.
- PIPELINE Project Dual Training Grants: The PIPELINE Project was established by the Minnesota Legislature in 2014 to expand dual training and apprenticeship programs in Minnesota. Additional legislation passed in 2015 created a grant award program to help employers develop dual training programs.