• 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

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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Coming to a Campus Near You: Social Entrepreneurship Ed

by Harv Hilowitz
August 20, 2018

Today, many higher education institutions are faced with declining enrollment, increasing tuitions and calls to infuse their degree tracks with more practical experiences for students,...

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unConference: Convening Women on Campus in the Age of #MeToo

by Moana Bentin and Joe McGonegal
August 10, 2018

Another women’s conference? Those three words haunted our Alumni Relations team’s discussions last summer as we considered which programs to fund for MIT alumni in the year...

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Cultivating Self-Advocacy for All Students on College Campuses

by Kathleen A. D’Alessio and Dorothy A. Osterholt
August 7, 2018

Over the past year, an increasing number of students have come forward to speak out against school violence. And there has been increased attention placed on helping students seeking...

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Newslink

Judge Challenges DeVos on Defrauded Borrowers

by The New England Council
September 17, 2018

DC Shuttle ... Judge Rules Against ED on Gainful Employment. A federal judge ruled against the U.S. Department of Education in a case regarding gainful employment regulations....

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Midwest Group Is First of Regional Higher Ed Compacts to Name Female Leader

by John O. Harney
September 11, 2018

Heegaard Comings and Goings ... The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) named Susan Heegaard as its president-elect. Currently a senior consultant for HCM Strategists and...

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For Student Loan and Grant Recipients, a Right to Counsel

by The New England Council
September 10, 2018

DC Shuttle ... U.S. House Passes Loan Counseling Legislation. The House passed legislation, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, which would require...

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NH Community Colleges Add Addy

by John O. Harney
September 4, 2018

Addy Comings and Goings ... The board of trustees of the Community College System of NH (CCSNH) appointed Cathryn Addy as interim president of NHTI, Concord’s Community College,...

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Ombudsman Leaves Bureau He Says Protected Financial Companies, not Students

by The New England Council
September 4, 2018

DC Shuttle ... Student Loan Ombudsman Resigns Over Policy Differences. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Student Loan Ombudsman Seth Frotman resigned, citing political...

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