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We support innovation, engage conversation and drive change by working with New England’s higher education stakeholders in public and private education, government and business.

More than 800 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered through the RSP Tuition Break by New England’s 82 public colleges and universities.

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NEJHE offers cutting-edge commentary and analysis about New England higher education and its relationship to the economy and quality of life.

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NEBHE is a hub for higher education resources across several categories.
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The New England Journal of Higher Education

September 17, 2019

We Are the World? Making Sure Global Affairs Education Considers Diversity and Advances Inclusion

Today, questions around diversity and inclusion are in the front of our collective consciousness wherever we live in the world. This month, British Member of Parliament, Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi delivered impassioned remarks about Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s inflammatory rhetoric on religious dress. It was immediately preceded by the collapse of the Italian far-right populist, anti-migrant...
September 16, 2019

Revisiting the Work of Dartmouth’s John G. Kemeny: A NEJHE Q&A with College Presidential Historian Stephen J. Nelson

Stephen J. Nelson is professor of educational leadership at Bridgewater State University and Senior Scholar with the Leadership Alliance at Brown University. In the following Q&A, NEJHE Executive Editor John O. Harney asks Nelson what lessons today’s leaders could learn from his latest book, John G. Kemeny and Dartmouth College: The Man, the Times, and...
September 9, 2019

A Bright Start on a Bright Future: Children’s Savings Accounts in New England and Beyond

As students throughout New England head back to school this fall, tens of thousands of them have a head start on a bright future through a Children’s Savings Account (CSA). These investments in children’s future postsecondary education are offered in cities and states throughout the region—and beyond—and all share a goal of boosting college-going. CSAs...


Kudos to @nebhe Board Chair Rep. Joe McNamara (RI) on Receiving Legislative Leadership Award from RI Health https://t.co/oyFex5WpDB

Jaime Fall from @upskillamerica sets the stage for us by defining #upskilling and providing an overview of the landscape.

Our team is delighted to welcome the region’s employers, #highereducation leaders, and policy leaders to kick off our 2-day #Upskilling Thinkers’ Meeting at the beautiful @MIT Endicott House! @stradaeducation

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UConn is the only public higher ed institution in New England with a School of Dental Medicine. Their doctoral program is offered through #tuitionbreak, which means significant savings on out-of-state tuition for qualified residents of the five other NE states. #collegesavings


High-tech learning spaces, a comprehensive educational curriculum in the biomedical sciences, newly-renovated clinics, and a strong research culture are just a few reasons why @UConnHealth's School of Dental Medicine is among the best in the nation.


Enjoyed sharing information about Tuition Break with students at today's well-attended Gear Up college fair at Lawrence High School today. #tuitionbreak #collegesavings #newengland #HigherEducation
@GEARUPMass @LPS_Education

Google's college search tool for mobile devices & desktops now includes community colleges. When @google launched last year, it featured four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. Listings are based on publicly available info.

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