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    DACA-lamented? Spared Deportation, Immigrant Students Still Face Higher Ed Barriers

    by Lauren A. Burke

    The Obama administration's 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, provides a two-year grant of legal presence in the U.S., with hopes of renewal, along with a social security number and work authorization. But plenty of hurdles remain on the track through college.
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    Another Brick in the Wall? Increased Challenges Face the Physical Campus

    by James A. Kadamus

    The combination of growing deferred maintenance of college buildings, declining enrollment and rising online learning will require New England higher ed leaders to rethink their campuses.
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  • 2014 Annual Guide

    2014 Guide Features Key Info on New England Colleges

    by Wendy A. Lindsay

    NEBHE announces publication of the 2014 Guide to New England Colleges and Universities, the third edition produced in association with Boston magazine. The Guide features listings for more than 250 colleges and universities throughout the six New England states, as well as tips on navigating the college applications process, an overview of financial aid options and information on NEBHE’s tuition-saving Regional Student Program.
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    A Partner from Healthcare Speaks to Higher Ed

    by John O. Harney

    When NEBHE and the Davis Educational Foundation convened more than 200 higher education leaders in Boston for a Summit on Cost in Higher Education, Partners HealthCare System President Gary Gottlieb drew compelling parallels between healthcare and higher ed.
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The Journal

A Better SAT Starts With a Better College Board

by John Katzman
April 17, 2014

It’s so easy to criticize the SAT that most observers overlook the weaknesses of its architect, the College Board. Until we replace the latter, however, we will never fix the...

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A University Looks at the College Board’s Redesigned SAT

by Ronné Patrick Turner
April 14, 2014

As an institution that receives close to 50,000 applications for the 2,800 spaces for the first-year entering class, Northeastern University took special interest in the College...

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From Arab Spring to Academic Blossoming? Transforming Nations after their Liberation

by Jay A. Halfond
April 7, 2014

Those nations trying to propel themselves into the global economy face a daunting task. And those emerging from dictatorships, theocracies and bloody revolutions face even greater...

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New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Muriel Howard on Public Higher Ed

by Philip DiSalvio and Journal Staff
March 31, 2014

Nearly a year ago, NEJHE launched its New Directions for Higher Education series to examine emerging issues, trends and ideas that have an impact on higher education policies,...

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Warren Recommendation on Student Debt: What Will Work to Help America’s Students?

by Karen Gross
March 24, 2014

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has had concerns about student debt for decades. Her recent solution seeks to redistribute tax revenue from the richest Americans to enable students...

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White House Education-Workforce Development Grantees Include Boston’s JFF

by The New England Council
April 14, 2014

DC Shuttle ... Administration announces grants for aligning education with jobs. The Obama administration announced a new initiative to encourage academic credit for apprenticeships,...

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Commencements: The Anchor, the Ambassador et al

by John O. Harney
April 11, 2014

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power. Judith S. Kaye, former chief judge of New York and of the Court of Appeals and now a lawyer with the Skadden firm, will deliver the...

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Comings and Goings: Trinity Names a First; Gonzales to GSC; Smith to Vt Tech; Oblinger Leaving Educause

by John O. Harney
April 8, 2014

Trinity College named Tufts University Dean Joanne Berger-Sweeney to be its 22nd president ... and the first African-American and first woman to hold the post.  **** The University...

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Slowly Revving Up HEA Reauthorization

by The New England Council
April 7, 2014

DC Shuttle ... House hearing on college access. The House Education and the Workforce Committee held a hearing on access to higher education as part of reauthorizing the Higher...

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Commencement Speakers Range from a Science Guy to an Inaugural Poet

by John O. Harney
April 4, 2014

Bill Nye, scientist, inventor and executive director of The Planetary Society. Janet Napoli­tano, former sec­re­tary of home­land secu­rity and now pres­i­dent of the Uni­ver­sity...

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