The Journal

Campuses Look to Keep Green Energy Efforts Out of the Red

by Amy Hahn
September 19, 2017

It is difficult to travel on any road today without seeing solar panels on the rooftops of houses, larger solar farms across vast fields or wind turbines in the distance. With...

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Post-Labor Days … and More from the NEJHE Beat

by John O. Harney
September 5, 2017

Post-Labor Days. For many, that means time to put away the white pants and relish that last summer getaway. Few will reflect on the true meaning of Labor Day (and May Day) or the...

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Rhode Island Pilots a Partnership for Combating Summer Melt

by Andrew Bramson and Sara Enright
August 28, 2017

Imagine that you have a big trip coming up to someplace you have never been before. You’ve been thinking about this trip for a long time, and many people have helped you plan...

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Small Private Colleges Can Survive

by Michele Perkins
August 21, 2017

With high school populations declining throughout New England and in several other regions of the country, it’s only natural to be concerned about the fiscal challenges confronting...

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Reexamining Our Approach to College Access

by Angel B. Pérez
August 14, 2017

Recently, I read yet another higher education professional’s case for standardized testing, specifically that making such tests free and universal would help level the playing...

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Newslink

NEBHE Presents NE Higher Education Excellence Award to Lawmaker-Tick Expert Dill

by John O. Harney
September 19, 2017

As a Tick superhero gathers comic book and video followers, Maine state Sen. Jim Dill, a UMaine Cooperative Extension professor, has emerged as a key expert in the real-life challenge...

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NEBHE Releases Statement Calling on Congress to Legislate Permanent Protection for DACA Participants

by NEBHE Staff
September 18, 2017

NEBHE on Sept. 15 issued the following statement ... The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) urges Congress to follow the president's direction to legislate permanent...

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House Approves Budget Cutting $2.3 Billion from Ed Dept

by The New England Council
September 18, 2017

DC Shuttle ... House Approves Spending Package with Ed Dept Cuts. The House of Representatives approved an omnibus spending package (H.R. 3354), by a 211-198 vote, to fund the...

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Vermont Legislative Session 2017: It Was Supposed To Be Smooth Sailing …

by Carolyn Morwick
September 12, 2017

From January to April, there appeared to be an unusual degree of cooperation among legislators and newly elected Gov. Phil Scott. The House and Senate passed a budget with minor...

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Rhode Island Legislative Session 2017: Free College Tuition Becomes Law … at Least for Community College

by Carolyn Morwick
September 12, 2017

The Rhode Island General Assembly abruptly ended its 2017 legislation session on Friday evening, July 1, following a protracted disagreement between House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello...

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