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Baby Talk: Children’s Savings Accounts Mark New Frontier in Paying for College

by Anthony Poore and Colleen Quint
October 27, 2014

There is a growing national conversation about the role of Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs) in building assets and creating opportunities for the next generation of students—and...

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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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A Lesson in Costs

by John O. Harney
October 30, 2014

At NEBHE's recent board meeting in Stowe, Vt., University of Vermont President Tom Sullivan gave a brief lesson on higher education cost drivers. The top cost drivers, Sullivan...

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Mass Higher Ed Commish to Step Down; Reid to Leave Saint Joseph Presidency

by John O. Harney
October 24, 2014

Comings and Goings ... Richard M. Freeland Massachusetts Higher Education Commissioner Richard M. Freeland told the state Board of Higher Education that he will leave his post...

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Meeting Up

by John O. Harney
October 21, 2014

Some upcoming events of interest ... Dan Sichel, professor of economics at Wellesley College and former senior official at the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve, will present The...

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NEBHE’s Latest Advanced Manufacturing PBL News Includes Look at Curriculum Alignment

by Nicole Schepker
October 21, 2014

NEBHE published the fourth edition of Advanced Manufacturing Problem Based Learning (AM PBL) News. NEBHE in September 2012 was awarded a three-year $900,000 grant from the National...

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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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