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Do Employers Value the Bachelor’s Degree Too Much?

by Matt Sigelman
September 16, 2014

The debate over the value of a college education appears to be settled. Not only do employers value employees with a bachelor’s degree, they may actually value them too much. The...

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Is Our Aging Population a Threat to Education?

by Peter Francese
September 9, 2014

A Demographer Looks at New England’s Population and the Future of Education A great many New England institutions of higher education are about to find out if demography will...

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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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Newslink

Mechatronics Anyone? NEBHE Program Adds 27 New Majors at a Tuition Discount

by Wendy A. Lindsay
September 16, 2014

Advanced manufacturing, an industry with strong growth potential in New England, currently faces a shortage of talent. In response some of the region’s colleges and universities...

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Warren Pushes “Fair Shot” for Borrowers

by The New England Council
September 16, 2014

DC Shuttle ... GAO report and Senate committee hearing on student loan debt. The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing titled "Indebted for Life: Older Americans and...

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Massachusetts Legislature Ends Session Able to Continue Tuition Freeze at UMass, but not Elsewhere

by Carolyn Morwick
September 8, 2014

State Capital Notes ... In 2013, Gov. Deval Patrick was often at loggerheads with legislators on big-ticket items, including education funding and transportation. In 2014, the...

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RI Governor, Lawmakers Take Steps to Boost Ocean State’s Economy, Extend Tuition Freeze

by Carolyn Morwick
September 5, 2014

State Capital Notes … Gov. Lincoln Chafee and state legislators closed out the six-month legislative session by approving an $8.7 billion budget for fiscal year 2015, taking...

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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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