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NCAA’s Latest Pay-to-Play Scheme Would Sack Concept of Amateur Student Athlete, Raise Antitrust Questions

by Tom Sullivan
October 16, 2014

Now that members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) have voted to approve a sweeping, if not radical, proposal giving the five largest athletic conferences...

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The Well-to-Do Are Doing Very Well … and Other News from New England Economists

by John O. Harney
October 13, 2014

“The Great Recession and not-so-great recovery applies to all of us.” That was University of Southern Maine professor Charlie Colgan’s quip at last week’s New England Economic...

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Climate Controlled?

by John O. Harney
October 7, 2014

More than 250 higher education leaders from campuses across the U.S. met last week in Boston for the 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership. The summit was organized by...

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To Close Middle-Skills Gap, Improve Community College Outcomes

by Yves Salomon-Fernandez
September 30, 2014

Over the past four years, there has been intense talk about the middle-skills gap in New England. In Massachusetts—from the governor, often flanked by business leaders, to the...

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Math Task Force’s Bad Calculation

by Mike Winders and Richard Bisk
September 30, 2014

The number of incoming college students who require development mathematics coursework is a national problem. As reported by the National Center for Educational Statistics, 42%...

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Newslink

New England Higher Ed Group to Honor Head of New England Council Among Annual Excellence Awardees

by NEBHE Staff
October 17, 2014

New England Council President James T. Brett will be among luminaries recognized by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) in March 2015 at the regional organization's...

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Remedying NEBHE’s Journal Piece on Developmental Math: A Letter to the Editor

by Carlos E. Santiago
October 10, 2014

Mike Winders and Richard Bisk raise many important points in their recent article for the NEBHE Journal, but curiously choose to ignore the substance of the Massachusetts Board...

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Underemployed? Key Labor Market Think Tank at Northeastern Shuts Down

by John O. Harney
October 6, 2014

The influential Northeastern University think tank that authored several NEJHE articles in recent decades ended it operations this month. The closing of the Center for Labor Market...

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Lumina to Hold Webcast on New “Degree Qualifications Profile”

by NEBHE Staff
October 1, 2014

Lumina Foundation will convene education experts nationwide for a webcast on Wednesday, Oct. 8, marking the launch of a new version of the Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP). The...

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Spaulding to Lead Vermont State Colleges

by John O. Harney
September 24, 2014

Comings and Goings ... Vermont Secretary of Administration Jeb Spaulding was named the next chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges, replacing chancellor Tim Donovan who will...

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