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    What Philanthropy’s Paradigm Shift Means for Higher Ed Fundraising

    by George McCully

    Philanthropy and higher ed are in "paradigm shifts." Philanthropy's was triggered by increasing technology and the spread of wealth to younger hands; higher ed's by a "failing business model."
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    Collaborating on Tuition and Financial Aid Is Critical to the Region

    by Gretchen Syverud

    Some states pursue a "high-tuition-high-aid" model in which college tuition and state grant aid awards are higher than average. Others employ a "low-tuition-low-aid" model. New England tends to be marked by the model that is toughest on students and families: "high-tuition-low aid."
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    Small Colleges Can Survive Despite Challenging Circumstances

    by Maurits van Rooijen

    Endowment-poor small colleges are discovering there is a limit to raising tuition prices. Prospective students no longer automatically line up to enroll. And once the “at risk” notice is up, the perceived deficiency becomes self-fulfilling. One solution: "cooperatives" of boutique universities.
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    More History Please

    by John O. Harney

    We've enriched our website with the history of New England higher education and the economy. For the complete archive of back issues of The New England Journal of Higher Education (formerly Connection) in PDF format, please visit www.nebhe.org/nejhe/archives.
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    2015 Guide to New England Colleges Helps Students

    by Wendy Lindsay

    Students in Boston College's Splash program and teacher Roy Y. Chan armed with the 2015 Guide to New England Colleges and Universities. The Guide, produced in association with Boston magazine, features listings for more than 250 New England colleges and universities and an overview of financial aid and NEBHE’s tuition-saving Regional Student Program. Visit www.nebhe.org/guide.
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    Climate Controlled?

    by John O. Harney

    NEJHE reports from the 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership. Climate change's impacts on energy, agriculture and extreme heat will cascade. Expect more 'heat stroke days' when the body cannot cool itself off by perspiring, which will mean lost labor productivity (especially in states with lots of outdoor work) as well as more air conditioning and so demand for more power plants, which incidentally are mostly built along rising seas.
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The Journal

Another Look at the Aims of Education

by Al DeCiccio
September 1, 2015

I was able to hear Stanley Fish speak at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities in January 2004. Fish, a literary critic, had become dean of...

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The New Role of Librarians and Libraries: Removing the Silence Signs

by Nancy Carriuolo and Tovah Reis
August 10, 2015

An increasing number of institutions are freeing up shelf space in their libraries and moving in student services as well as a coffee shop and other lures such as flexible seating...

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Scholarship Group Unveils Policy Agenda With Heart

by John O. Harney
August 4, 2015

After nearly 60 years of helping students afford college, Scholarship America unveiled its first public policy agenda offering a refreshing focus on “advancing equity in postsecondary...

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Brand-Building for Innovators

by Roger Sametz
July 27, 2015

Not too many years ago, a school’s brand just was. Few people used the “b” word. A college or university went about its business, became known for particular strengths and...

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Cheating, Student Authentication and Proctoring in Online Programs

by Dennis Berkey and Jay Halfond
July 20, 2015

“Without having to miss out on fun, just outsource your test to us, an expert will take it and you will get the awesome grade that you deserve. All at prices you will not believe....

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Radio Higher Ed Puts a Finer Point on Student Loan Debt

by John O. Harney
August 26, 2015

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a discussion of graduate student loan debt, particularly financing structures for graduate students,...

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Interim Steady Hands in the Land of Steady Habits

by John O. Harney
August 25, 2015

Comings and Goings ... The Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education named Mark Ojakian to be interim president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system,...

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No More Shade of Gray in Connecticut

by John O. Harney
August 20, 2015

Comings and Goings ... Connecticut State Colleges & Universities President Gregory Gray sent the state's Board of Regents for Higher Education a one-sentence letter saying...

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Accreditation: Will We Love It or Leave It or Reform it? A Radio Higher Ed Q&A

by John O. Harney
August 12, 2015

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide "Accreditation: Will We Love It or Leave It or Reform it?," a conversation with: Judith Eaton, president...

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Moloney Appointed First Woman Chancellor of UMass Lowell

by John O. Harney
August 11, 2015

Moloney Comings and Goings ... The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees appointed UMass-Lowell executive vice chancellor and alumna Jacqueline Moloney to be the first...

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