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Susan Sherman - Biography

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Since 2019, Susan Sherman has served as Associate Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations in a shared role between the UT System Offices of Governmental Relations and Budget and Planning. Susan’s efforts are focused on state appropriations related issues including helping to shape policy and preparing detailed analysis. Susan also has responsibility for statutory and other legislatively required reports and is the UT System lead on the System’s Legislative Appropriations Requests.


This is Susan’s second stint at The University of Texas System, having served in the same role from 2010-2014. Susan has also worked in a similar role for the University of North Texas System.  Prior to joining U. T. System, she spent ten years working in the Texas Legislature, including six years with the Legislative Budget Board on the higher education team, where she administered the general academic formula funding model.


Susan has a B.A. and an M.Ed. from The University of Texas at Austin