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    Now Available! 2017 Guide to New England Colleges

    by Wendy Lindsay

    NEBHE's new Guide to New England Colleges & Universities lists key data including application deadlines and acceptance rates; faculty-student ratios; enrollment breakdowns; cost of attendance; and degrees offered.
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    Sanctuary … and Other Notes from the NEJHE Beat …

    by John O. Harney

    Many college students greeted the election of Donald Trump with walkouts, and several New England campuses explored seeking "sanctuary" status for immigrants, a designation the Trump campaign pledged to end. NEJHE Editor John O. Harney reports on higher ed's reactions to the election as well as other news in innovation and workforce talent.
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    Can-Do-Hub: The GitHub of Competencies

    by Michelle R. Weise

    Weise of the Sandbox ColLABorative describes a novel way to map competencies. "A can-do-hub would re-set the long-broken dialogue between industry and education and enable more direct connections between our students and the jobs that they desire," she writes.
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    Race and Class on Campus

    by Angel B. Perez

    Noting deepening divisions of race and class, Trinity College VP Angel B. Perez explains how "higher education has a moral imperative to become the training ground for issues that students will face throughout their lives." As the demographics of the U.S. change, Perez writes, higher ed must "socially construct the platform for students to learn how to engage difference."
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    E-to-E: Spanning Opportunity and Skills Gaps with Education-to-Employment Pathways

    by Ross Gittell and Jeremy Hitchcock


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    Talking about Religion Matters

    by Megan Lane

    Higher ed is both revered and dissed for exploring the ways race, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, ability and nationality shape one's identity. But one important part of a person's experience is often left out: their religion. Megan Lane, who runs co-curricular partnerships at Interfaith Youth Core, reminds readers that religion matters in both national discourse and international relations.
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The Journal

Are DACA Students Still Safe to Stay?

by Pooja Patel
April 25, 2017

The Trump administration has sent mixed signals about the future of the DACA program, creating uncertainty among recipients and their families. In February, a leaked draft of an...

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Launching the Commission on Higher Education and Employability

by Stafford Peat
April 18, 2017

University System of New Hampshire Chancellor and NEBHE chair Todd Leach, NEBHE president Michael K. Thomas, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Commission chair and Rhode Island...

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NEBHE Teams Up With RI Gov. Raimondo for Regional Commission to Improve Employability of New England College Grads

by Journal Staff
April 11, 2017

Rhode Island Gov. Gina M. Raimondo joined the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) to announce the creation of a new regional Commission on Higher Education and Employability,...

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An Interstate Transfer Passport: Its Time Has Come

by Stafford Peat with Patricia A. Shea and Jane Sherman
April 11, 2017

Students in New England take increasingly varied pathways to a degree. They are highly mobile and move among two-year colleges and four-year public and private higher education...

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Overcoming Obstacles in Teaching STEM

by Scott Rhodes
April 4, 2017

Learning the intricacies of STEM subjects can be a challenge. But teaching these complex subjects presents its own unique set of obstacles. According to the National Center for...

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NEBHE Honors Bernie Sanders with Excellence Award

by John O. Harney
April 11, 2017

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) honored U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders with a 2017 Excellence Award at the Vermont State House in Montpelier on April 11. Sanders was...

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Motley to Leave UMass Boston Chancellorship

by John O. Harney
April 11, 2017

Motley Comings and Goings ... University of Massachusetts Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley will step down at the end of the academic year. He has headed the diverse campus of...

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DeVos Suggests Trump Won’t Seek Out Undocumented Students in Schools

by The New England Council
April 10, 2017

DC Shuttle ... DeVos Tours Florida Schools. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Florida schools, including Florida International University. She addressed the concerns...

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Dann-Messier Named RI Acting Postsecondary Commish

by John O. Harney
April 4, 2017

Dann-Messier Comings and Goings ... Brenda Dann-Messier, former assistant U.S. secretary of education for vocational and adult education, was appointed acting commissioner of...

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Republican Lawmakers Cool on Trump Cuts

by The New England Council
April 3, 2017

DC Shuttle ... Lawmakers Push Back on Ed Dept, NIH Cuts in Budget Proposal. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), chair of the Appropriations subcommittee that handles funding for the departments...

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