• NEBHE Regional Commission Issues Major Report and Recommendations on Higher Education and Employability

    by NEBHE Staff

    Strategic action agenda offers 18 key recommendations to align institutions, policymakers and employers to prepare grads for employability.
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  • The Employability Imperative: A Pioneer in Job Guarantees Sweetens Offerings with Cybersecurity, Golf-Readiness

    by Laurie Lachance

    One college has added to its "employability" menu a master's degree in cybersecurity, a co-curricular transcript allowing students to flaunt their leadership development, community service and job shadow experience, and even a golf-readiness program given the student body's relatively humble roots and how much networking occurs on the links.
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  • Systemic Inequity

    by Linda F. Nathan

    "Money, white privilege and the ethos of meritocracy have created extraordinary barriers for too many," writes Linda F. Nathan, founding headmaster of Boston Arts Academy. Nathan, author of When Grit Isn't Enough: A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-for-All Promise, suggests ways to alleviate financial constraints facing low-income students, first-generation students and students of color.
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  • Now Available: 2018 Guide to New England Colleges & Universities

    by Wendy Lindsay

    NEBHE's new Guide to New England Colleges & Universities lists key data including application deadlines and acceptance rates; faculty-student ratios; enrollment breakdowns; cost of attendance; and degrees offered.
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  • I Wish My College Knew …

    by Cecilia Le

    Boston-based Persistence Plus asked college students to finish the sentence "I wish my college knew ..." Cecilia Le, director of strategic engagement at the outfit, describes the students' moving answers, including: "I take care of my very ill partner, work full time, am a full-time mom and study full time" and "I'm determined to finish my degree even though I have two children under five and work full time."
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  • “Dreamers” Are at the Heart of the American Dream

    by Elsa Núñez

    Talented students who were born abroad but raised in the U.S. without legal status are caught in the tangled web of immigration reform. Eastern Connecticut State University President Elsa Núñez explains how Eastern is aiding Dreamers who bring the U.S. diversity of culture, religion, race and political thought ... to say nothing of key economic contributions.
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The Journal

Kavanaugh Campus Conundrum

by Karen Gross
October 12, 2018

The events surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court will have an effect of college campuses—and not just in the near term. This is not a political statement....

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Why We Must Rethink the Dialogue on the Humanities

by Touba Ghadessi
October 9, 2018

As we see more U.S. higher education institutions dropping their humanities majors, we also read about the need for academia to actively defend the humanities. A number of colleges,...

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What Would Higher Education Look Like If Run By IKEA?

by Henrik Totterman
September 24, 2018

Benchmarking higher education with the values, culture and service design of the world's most successful furniture company ... As a professor of entrepreneurship and management,...

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Preparing Students for the Future: Questions to Ask Colleges about Career Education

by Christine Y. Cruzvergara and Joseph A. Testani
September 10, 2018

Investing in higher education today is an important decision for any family to consider. The media is rife with stories about the value of higher education, the return on investment...

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Help Employers Navigate Higher Ed Transcripts

by Aleksandar (Sasha) Tomic and William D. Rieders
August 28, 2018

These are very tumultuous times in higher education. Unprecedented numbers of institutions are facing closure, and quite a few are unsure how to proceed. Added to institutional...

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Newslink

Defense Rests?

by The New England Council
October 15, 2018

DC Shuttle ... Borrower Defense Will Go Into Effect. The U.S. Department of Education said it would not seek further delay of borrower defense to repayment regulations, Inside...

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Professor Malloy

by John O. Harney
October 9, 2018

Malloy Comings and Goings ... When his eight years as governor of Connecticut end in January 2019, Dannel P. Malloy will serve as a visiting law professor at Boston College, his...

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U.S. Reportedly Considered Nixing Visas for Chinese Students Even Amid Sinking International Grad Enrollment

by The New England Council
October 9, 2018

DC Shuttle ... Reports of Proposed Plan to Limit Chinese Students. Reports last week indicated that earlier this year, the White House considered eliminating student visas for...

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Numbers Game … More Data Connection

by John O. Harney
October 2, 2018

From time to time, we revive the collection of facts and figures called "Data Connection" that we had published quarterly for nearly 20 years in the print editions of The New England...

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Busteed on to Kaplan, New Sheriff in Town at Quincy

by John O. Harney
October 2, 2018

Busteed Comings and Goings ... Brandon Busteed, head of education and workforce development at Gallup for the past seven years, joined Kaplan Inc. in the new role of President,...

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