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    “Dreamers” Are at the Heart of the American Dream

    by Elsa Núñez

    Talented students who were born abroad but raised in the U.S. without legal status are caught in the tangled web of immigration reform. Eastern Connecticut State University President Elsa Núñez explains how Eastern is aiding Dreamers who bring the U.S. diversity of culture, religion, race and political thought ... to say nothing of key economic contributions.
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    Collaborating to Cut Costs in Higher Education

    by Tracy Hassett

    Colleges face increased scrutiny to bring costs under control. Some are hiring more part-time workers to avoid offering a full-time benefits package. Others limit benefits they offer employees. Still others are trying something new in higher education: collaborating on health insurance.
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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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The Journal

Breaking Away

by Karen Gross
May 23, 2017

Karen Gross is senior counsel with Finn Partners, former president of Southern Vermont College and author of Breakaway Learners: Strategies for Post-Secondary Success with At-Risk...

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Academically Productive Talk in a College Classroom

by Katie Rybakova and Kate Cook Whitt
May 16, 2017

The classic image of a college classroom often includes a professor standing at the front of a room or hall, often standing near a chalkboard or projector screen, lecturing to...

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Real Tweets, Fake News … and More from the NEJHE Beat …

by John O. Harney
May 9, 2017

Tweeting is getting a bad name under President Trump. But let me implore you to pay attention to NEBHE’s Twitter feed @nebhe. You won't see any posts at 2:30 a.m. But it’s...

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Retirement Plan Lawsuits: Preparing for the Storm

by John Morahan and Aaron Turner
May 2, 2017

Scanning internet news headlines on any given day will quickly confirm we live in litigious times ... especially when it comes to money and investing. Currently, higher education...

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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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As Mainers (Come and) Go …

by John O. Harney
May 23, 2017

Adams Comings and Goings ... William D. Adams announced his resignation as the 10th chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Before being appointed NEH chair...

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Lifting Ban on Student-Level Records

by The New England Council
May 22, 2017

DC Shuttle ... Senators Introduce Unit Record System Bill. U.S. Senators Orrin G. Hatch (R-UT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced...

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Two Connecticut Presidents to Leave After 18 Years; White Mountains CC Names New Interim

by John O. Harney
May 16, 2017

Hadsell Comings and Goings ... Hartford Seminary President Heidi Hadsell announced she will retire following the 2017-18 academic year after 18 years in charge of the graduate...

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Trump Admin Wrestles With Its HBCU Positions

by The New England Council
May 15, 2017

DC Shuttle ... DeVos Visits HBCU, Trump Questions HBCU Funding. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Bethune-Cookman University to deliver its commencement address. She...

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Freshman Applications Still Being Considered by 50 New England Colleges, Reports NACAC Survey

by Wendy A. Lindsay
May 12, 2017

According to the annual College Openings Update provided at the beginning of May by the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC), 50 New England colleges...

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