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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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    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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The Journal

What Philanthropy’s Paradigm-Shift Means for Higher Ed Fundraising

by George McCully
May 18, 2015

This is an unprecedented era of human history, in which simultaneous transformations of every technically advanced field are being driven by the powerful technological revolution...

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Collaborating on Tuition and Financial Aid Is Critical to the Region

by Gretchen Syverud
May 11, 2015

College affordability is an increasingly important public policy issue. With decision-making power over funding to institutions, funding to students and the pricing of institutions,...

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How Do We Get Them to Do the Homework?

by Sophie Lampard Dennis
May 5, 2015

Notes from the Classroom ... This is the most common question I hear at conferences. Inevitably, upon the conclusion of my presentation, which focuses on working with college...

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Small Colleges Can Survive Despite Challenging Circumstances

by Maurits van Rooijen
April 13, 2015

Times are tough for institutions that do not have access to substantial endowment funds or benefit from a top ranking position. Whether with a rural or metropolitan setting, a...

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A Consortium of Consortia … and Other Collaborative Struggles

by John O. Harney
April 7, 2015

Do more with less is a rarely questioned mantra in an age of austerity. But higher education consortia can turn that declaration on its head, allowing each partner higher education...

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Santiago Named Mass Higher Ed Commish; Cummings to Lead USM, as Previous Candidate Decides to Stay On in NJ

by John O. Harney
May 20, 2015

Comings and Goings ... The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education voted unanimously to appoint Carlos Santiago to be the new commissioner of higher education. Santiago was senior...

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Altbach Hands Over Leadership of BC Center for International Higher Education

by John O. Harney
May 18, 2015

Philip G. Altbach Comings and Goings ... Hans de Wit was named director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College, succeeding Philip G. Altbach, who authored...

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Record Sale?

by The New England Council
May 18, 2015

DC Shuttle ... Student Data Bills. This Congress, several lawmakers have introduced legislation to protect student data, with two such bills in May. The first bill came from the...

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Radio HigherEd Features Kelly on College Costs, Completion

by John O. Harney
May 13, 2015

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with the American Enterprise Institute's Andrew Kelly on the "Completion, Costs and...

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HEA Rewrite Moving Forward

by The New England Council
May 11, 2015

DC Shuttle ... HEA Reauthorization. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA). The hearing...

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