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    Community College Transfers Can Thrive at Best Colleges and Universities

    by Emily Froimson

    Foundation finds that many low-income students who excel in community colleges will continue to excel if given the chance to transfer to highly selective four-year colleges.
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    DACA-lamented? Spared Deportation, Immigrant Students Still Face Higher Ed Barriers

    by Lauren A. Burke

    The Obama administration's 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, provides a two-year grant of legal presence in the U.S., with hopes of renewal, along with a social security number and work authorization. But plenty of hurdles remain on the track through college.
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    Another Brick in the Wall? Increased Challenges Face the Physical Campus

    by James A. Kadamus

    The combination of growing deferred maintenance of college buildings, declining enrollment and rising online learning will require New England higher ed leaders to rethink their campuses.
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    2014 Guide Features Key Info on New England Colleges

    by Wendy A. Lindsay

    NEBHE announces publication of the 2014 Guide to New England Colleges and Universities, the third edition produced in association with Boston magazine. The Guide features listings for more than 250 colleges and universities throughout the six New England states, as well as tips on navigating the college applications process, an overview of financial aid options and information on NEBHE’s tuition-saving Regional Student Program.
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    A Partner from Healthcare Speaks to Higher Ed

    by John O. Harney

    When NEBHE and the Davis Educational Foundation convened more than 200 higher education leaders in Boston for a Summit on Cost in Higher Education, Partners HealthCare System President Gary Gottlieb drew compelling parallels between healthcare and higher ed.
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    No. 9 … No. 9 … No. 9 (Rebels, Rabbis and Stories on Innovation from BIF-9)

    by John O. Harney

    NEJHE reports on the Business Innovation Factory's (BIF's) ninth summit of innovators. The audience: about 400 self-assessed innovators, some with job titles like Chief Sorceress and Disruptor. The usual BIF theme: mix design talent with humanitarian instincts, and voila, you just might get a socially conscious, hot brand. It's all a bit cultish to be sure ... but the stories are fascinating and inspiring.
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The Journal

New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with CAEL’s Tate on Prior Learning, Competency-Based Ed

by Philip DiSalvio and Journal Staff
September 2, 2014

In April 2013, NEJHE launched its New Directions for Higher Education series to examine emerging issues, trends and ideas that have an impact on higher education policies, programs...

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There’s an App U for That

by Matt Johnston
August 25, 2014

The most defining eras throughout American history are branded by the economic needs of their times. The 19th and 20th centuries saw the rise and proliferation of the “Industrial...

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The Impact of the Self-Awareness Process on Learning and Leading

by Patricia Steiner
August 19, 2014

Robert was just released from prison after 10 years of incarceration. The day after his release, he showed up as a student in my class. I liked him from the first day that we met...

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New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Richard Ekman on Challenges, Misconceptions Facing Independent Colleges

by Philip DiSalvio and Journal Staff
August 12, 2014

In April 2013, NEJHE launched its New Directions for Higher Education series to examine emerging issues, trends and ideas that have an impact on higher education policies, programs...

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Yes, Master’s: A Graduate Degree’s Moment in the Age of Higher Education Innovation

by Sean Gallagher
August 5, 2014

The important ongoing national debate about the value of higher education and its relationship to the economy has largely focused on undergraduate education—understandably so...

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Newslink

Big Fall Changes: Suffolk Appoints Turnaround Leader; Another Prez to Leave UMaine System; Burlington College Chief Resigns; Conn. Ed Commish Who Battled Unions Out

by John O. Harney
September 2, 2014

Comings and Goings ... Suffolk University named Norman R. Smith interim president, beginning Sept. 1, replacing James McCarthy. Described as a turnaround expert at Wagner College...

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New Hampshire Legislative Session: Bipartisan Efforts Produce Results in Healthcare

by Carolyn Morwick
September 2, 2014

State Capital Notes … In the 2014 session, the second year of the biennium, not a budget-writing year, two issues that were holdovers from the first session, commanded the attention...

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MCLA’s Grant Named Chancellor at UNC Asheville; UMA’s Handley to Nat’l U

by John O. Harney
August 18, 2014

Mary Grant Comings and Goings ... The University of North Carolina Board chose Mary K. Grant to be chancellor of UNC Asheville, the state's public liberal arts university, effective...

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Closing Time?

by John O. Harney
August 12, 2014

Much of NEBHE's Higher Education Innovation Challenge is based on fears that economic and demographic pressures will make the current number of degree-granting institutions (about...

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Ringing Recess Bills?

by The New England Council
August 4, 2014

DC Shuttle ... Campus sexual assault bill unveiled in Senate. A bipartisan group of senators unveiled the Campus Accountability and Safety Act, a proposal that would hold colleges...

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