• 2016_Guide-COVER

    NEBHE Releases 2016 Guide to New England Colleges & Universities

    by NEBHE Staff

    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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    Evidence-Based Research: The Impact of the College Crusade GEAR UP Program in RI

    by Neeta P. Fogg and Paul E. Harrington

    The federal GEAR UP program in Rhode Island led to big advantages in persistence through the middle and high school years, high school graduation and college enrollment.
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  • BIF and the Brains

    by John O. Harney

    A young man videotapes his own brain surgery to lead a call for more access to patient medical records ... a woman trades in a Wall Street career to help ex-cons start businesses ... a team of undocumented immigrants from a high-poverty school designs an underwater robot out of scavenged parts that ends up beating the ExxonMobil-sponsored MIT entry. A dispatch on BIF ...
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    Cheating, Student Authentication and Proctoring in Online Programs

    by Dennis Berkey and Jay Halfond

    Student honesty is a prerequisite for the credibility of online programs. But the public and many faculty believe it's easier to cheat and more common in online courses than on campus. Two experts describe what's being done to address the problem.
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    Reducing Math Obstacles to Higher Education

    by Tony Dreyfus and Yves Salomon-Fernandez

    Math skills are critical in an increasingly high-skill, technological and global economy. But when math is viewed as a proxy for intelligence and academic ability, it becomes an impediment to further education, family-sustaining jobs and careers.
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    Trying Times for “HEIs”

    by John O. Harney

    Higher education institutions (HEIs) face threats based on shifts in academic content and delivery (increasingly online), student demography (diversifying but shrinking) and institutional finances (challenged). NEJHE notes how a stream of news items from one week seemed to confirm HEI vulnerability.
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The Journal

The Conundrums of the University’s Ideological Battlegrounds

by Stephen J. Nelson
February 8, 2016

The lively experiment that is the college and university in America is characterized by sustained struggles and tempered triumphs that have both undergirded and challenged the...

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Eliminate the Bounce!

by Susan Leigh
January 26, 2016

It was disgruntled students that coined this phrase on my last campus. The "Bounce” was costing them precious time spent chasing signatures and removing often-unnecessary registration...

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Honoring Excellence 2016

by John O. Harney
January 19, 2016

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) will hold its 14th annual New England Higher Education Excellence Awards celebration and dinner in Boston on Friday, March 4,...

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Ten Game-Changing Communications Steps for College and University Presidents

by Susan Jacobson
January 12, 2016

Advice on how to connect and lead ... Whether you are a first-time college or university president, or one with years of experience leading an institution, an essential part of...

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Book Review: Making the World a Better Place

by Maureen Curley
January 12, 2016

Doing Good… Says Who? Stories from Volunteers, Nonprofit, Donors and Those They Want to Help, Connie Newton and Fran Early, Two Harbors Press, Minneapolis, 2015 Community service...

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Newslink

Suffolk U Prez and Chair to Step Down After Turmoil; Helm Takes Interim Helm at UMass Dartmouth

by John O. Harney
February 8, 2016

McKenna Comings and Goings ... Suffolk University President Margaret McKenna and Board of Trustees Chair Drew Meyer both announced they would resign after a season of increasing...

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UN Panel Says U.S. Should Address Racial Inequality in Schools

by The New England Council
February 8, 2016

DC Shuttle ... UN Panel Assesses Race in U.S. Schools. The United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent recommended several changes to U.S. schools following...

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Feds Go After DeVry for Deceptions

by The New England Council
February 1, 2016

DC Shuttle ... Federal Agencies Take Action Against DeVry. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Education both took action against DeVry University last week...

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Former UMaine Prez Leaves Helm of Indiana’s Ball State Unexpectedly

by John O. Harney
January 26, 2016

Comings and Goings ... Ball State University President Paul Ferguson resigned unexpectedly from the helm of the Indiana college. Ferguson was president of  the University of Maine...

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See You in Court …

by The New England Council
January 25, 2016

DC Shuttle ... Supreme Court to Hear Religious School Case. The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Pauley. Trinity Lutheran had requested...

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