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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

August 21, 2019

Young People Are Hungering for Conversation, Even on Difficult Matters … A NEJHE Q&A with Mary K. Grant of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

“Regardless of disciplinary area, problem-solving requires us to ask questions, to be curious and open-minded, to think critically and creatively, incorporate a variety of viewpoints and work in partnership with others.” In the following Q&A, NEJHE Executive Editor John O. Harney asks Mary K. Grant, president of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United...
July 30, 2019

Undercover Professor: How Becoming a Student Made Me a Better Teacher

Three years ago, I graduated with an associate degree in liberal arts from Northern Essex Community College (NECC) in Haverhill, Mass. Although I was one of over a thousand students to graduate that day, my situation was a little different than those of my peers. You see, I am a full-time faculty member at NECC...
July 23, 2019

Reinvigorating Democracy … A NEJHE Q&A with Nancy Thomas of Tufts

“Students need to get involved in changing systems that underrepresent and disempower most groups of Americans.” Nancy Thomas is director of the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. In the following Q&A, NEJHE Executive Editor John O. Harney asks Thomas about her insights on higher...


In NH, new #residency laws complicate college #GetOutTheVote efforts https://t.co/qn8uMdkn7d | see also #nebhe journal pieces https://t.co/HwIdcSDtp9 and https://t.co/QZJ4m7VLmx

Despite Concerns, @UofNH Renews Contract With China-Backed Institute https://t.co/mQ6jOicJ4l | see also https://t.co/3rWqooSh8O #HigherEducation #China

A College Applicant Writes About Mental-Health Challenges. Should Admissions Red-Flag That File? https://t.co/nnZmhBOavn via @chronicle | also see #nebhe journal https://t.co/tCahZX46lr such as https://t.co/PLp51frDJK and https://t.co/8YMq6R6Ia2 #mentalhealth

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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.

.@CMCCMaine offers a new Esports Management AAS this fall and an esports competition arena. #CMCC is one of five New England member colleges of the National Association of Collegiate eSports. #CMCC will offer its associate through #tuitionbreak @NACEsports https://t.co/RiewiOL0EL

Education Dive: Higher Ed@EdDiveHigherEd

As esports expands, more colleges are teaching students how to work in the field. #HigherEd https://t.co/YP3Ig12Y1W

New report by @UCSUSA sounds alarm re extreme heat caused by #climatechange. See impact by state: https://t.co/P8xilJLkmb
#tuitionbreak HEIs with Climate Change programs & research include @NVU_Lyndon, @UMaine. https://t.co/Q661OPgnQu

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