The Journal

Chance of Tweetstorms

by John O. Harney
November 14, 2017

In the spring, we ran a piece titled Real Tweets, Fake News … and More from the NEJHE Beat. We noted that every NEJHE item automatically posts to Twitter, but that we also use...

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Accept Yourself, Reject the Bullying

by Sam Sisakhti
October 31, 2017

The childhood bullying that once tormented kids at school is now following them home via social media and the internet. For many people growing up, being teased was almost a rite...

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Climate Denial and the Limits of Higher Education

by Daniel Regan
October 30, 2017

Last year, I attended my 50th reunion at Amherst College. One evening at dinner under a tent, a former roommate, “Nick,” dominated the conversation with assertions that claims...

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Bringing Career Support into the Undergraduate Academic Experience

by Aimée Eubanks Davis
October 23, 2017

Kaitlyn Iglesias is entering her senior year at Rutgers University-Newark ready to launch her career. She had internships at Ernst & Young in New York this summer and last....

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I Wish My College Knew …

by Cecilia Le
October 12, 2017

We asked thousands of college students what they wish their college knew. Here’s what they said … Every year, Denver teacher Kyle Schwartz invites her third-graders to share...

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Newslink

FAFSA … It’s That Simple?

by The New England Council
November 20, 2017

DC Shuttle ... FAFSA Simplification Hearing and Bill. The Senate Health, Education Labor & Pensions (HELP) committee will hold a hearing on Nov. 28 to take a look at simplifying...

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Senate, Like House, Would Tax Endowments, but Go Easier on Other Higher Ed Provisions

by The New England Council
November 13, 2017

DC Shuttle ... Senate Releases Tax Bill. The Republican-led U.S. Senate released a tax bill that would impose a new 1.4% excise tax on the earnings of endowments at private universities....

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GOP Plan Would Tax Endowments, Slam Higher Ed Breaks

by The New England Council
November 6, 2017

DC Shuttle ... House Tax Plan Would Hit Higher Education. Republican leadership in the U.S. House released its draft "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act", which would have major implications...

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Speaking Freely?

by The New England Council
October 30, 2017

DC Shuttle ... Hearing on Free Speech on Campus. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on free speech on college campuses. The only legislation...

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Studley Joins Accreditor; Brown’s Simmons Lands in Texas

by John O. Harney
October 24, 2017

Studley Comings and Goings ... Former U.S. Department of Education official and Skidmore College President Jamienne S. Studley was named president of the Western Association...

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Employability: A National Imperative

December 4, 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Next Generation Transfer: New England’s Evolving Transfer Landscape

January 19, 2018
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