Sean Tierney is Associate Commissioner for Policy and Research at the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE). In that role, he oversees CHE’s policy development, data collection, and reporting initiatives. Prior to joining CHE in 2016, Sean served as a State Policy Officer at Lumina Foundation. He holds a bachelor’s in economics, English, and sociology and a master’s in public policy, both from Vanderbilt University. He resides in Indianapolis.