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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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The New England Journal of Higher Education

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

November 12, 2019

IT Apprenticeship Programs: Building the Last Mile in Tech Education

Unemployment for college graduates is at its lowest point in over a decade at just 2.1%, compared with 3.7% for those with a high school diploma, according to October 2019 figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But a familiar tale of frustration simmers below the surface of these seemingly positive numbers. College graduates report...
November 5, 2019

Massachusetts Is an OER Exemplar

In just over a year, Massachusetts public colleges and universities have galvanized a statewide movement to adopt more comprehensive use of Open Educational Resources (OER). How did state and campus leaders achieve such momentum? By way of background, OER includes teaching, learning and research materials in any medium—digital or otherwise—that reside in the public domain...
November 5, 2019

Employee Handbooks: Benefits and Pitfalls for Employers in Higher Education

Every higher education institution should have an employee handbook designed to meet its standards for employee conduct and ensure compliance with applicable employment laws. A well-crafted handbook will support the success of an institution’s goals, save administrative time and reduce the risk of legal claims and liability. Handbooks provide clear expectations for an institution and...


Free assistance for students & families to complete the #FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which helps students apply for all kinds of financial aid.

RISLA's College Planning Center@CPCRI

Event Alert: FAFSA completion night at Westerly HS at 6 PM. Open to the public! #fafsacompletion #financialaid #fafsa #collegeplannningcenter

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