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    Announcing 2015 Guide to New England Colleges

    by Wendy Lindsay

    NEBHE announces publication of the 2015 Guide to New England Colleges and Universities, the fourth edition produced in association with Boston magazine. The Guide features listings for more than 250 colleges and universities throughout New England, as well as overview of financial aid options and info on NEBHE’s tuition-saving Regional Student Program. Visit www.nebhe.org/guide to order print copies of the Guide and to access digital versions
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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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    Educating the Next Generation of Makers

    by Nicole Schepker

    Having lost 60% of its manufacturing jobs over the past 30 years, New England sees "advanced manufacturing" as a growth opportunity. NEBHE's Problem Based Learning projects work with companies to prepare the skilled workers.
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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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    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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    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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The Journal

New Way to Break Down Barriers to Higher Education: Build “Financial Capabilities”

by Sarah Savage and Erin M. Graves
March 2, 2015

Community colleges have traditionally responded to the financial needs of their students by removing or minimizing financial barriers to attending. Efforts to make community college...

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Truth, Transparency and Trust: Treasured Values in Higher Education

by Karen Gross
February 23, 2015

In the space of a few weeks in February, we lost the well-regarded journalists Bob Simon, David Carr and Ned Colt, while NBC’s Brian Williams was dethroned amid scandal. In all...

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On Affordability: Public Higher Education in New England

by Gretchen Syverud
February 17, 2015

As the lowest-priced higher education institutions serving the greatest share of students in New England, public institutions are a crucial access point for the region’s students...

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Divesting from Fossil Fuels Makes Sense Morally … and Financially

by Cutler J. Cleveland and Richard Reibstein
February 16, 2015

Should university endowments divest from fossil fuels? A public discussion of this question has seen some university presidents issuing statements that they would not divest—that...

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New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Deborah Floyd on Community Colleges Offering Bachelor’s Degrees

by Philip DiSalvio and Journal Staff
February 2, 2015

In this installment of NEJHE's New Directions for Higher Education series, Philip DiSalvio, dean of the College of Advancing & Professional Studies at the University of Massachusetts...

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Granite State College Taps Leader; Testing Goes Dutch, Palmer Raids

by John O. Harney
March 3, 2015

Comings and Goings ... The University System of New Hampshire selected UNH Vice President for Student and Academic Services Mark Rubinstein to be the next president of Granite...

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Now Hearing HEA

by The New England Council
March 2, 2015

DC Shuttle ... Hearings Begin on HEA Reauthorization. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held its first hearing of the 114th Congress on reauthorizing...

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Acting Leaders at RISD and Online Learning Consortium Get Permanent Posts; Wheaton’s Crutcher Heads South

by John O. Harney
February 24, 2015

Comings and Goings ... Rhode Island School of Design’s Board of Trustees appointed furniture designer and interim President Rosanne Somerson to be the college's 17th president. The...

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Peering into Privacy

by The New England Council
February 17, 2015

DC Shuttle ... House Begins Work on Student Data Privacy Legislation. The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education of the House Committee on Education...

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The Gist of It: Ed Changes in the Ocean State

by John O. Harney
February 15, 2015

Comings and Goings ... Gist Rhode Island Education Commissioner Deborah A. Gist was chosen to be the new school superintendent in her native Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rhode Island Gov....

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