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Inequality: Q&A with Higher Ed Guru Jack Maguire

Earlier this year, NEBHE President Michael K. Thomas and I sat down with higher education consultant Jack Maguire to talk about the problem of social and economic inequality—an increasingly prominent topic in national discussions of education and other matters. Educated as a physicist, Maguire had been watching the skies when we visited to see how… Read more »

Summertime Snippets: Some Observations from the NEJHE Beat

Choosing economic development? Could the antichoice, forced-birth culture of the U.S. Supreme Court and many U.S. states present an advantage for New England economic boosters? Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker told reporters that he had heard from a lot of companies that the recent Supreme Court decision banning abortion may offer a big opportunity for Massachusetts…

All Learning Counts – Implementers’ Meeting

Thanks to everyone who joined our All Learning Counts – Implementers’ Meeting webinar on Thursday, October 15, 2020. Here is a video of the complete webinar:  Every year, millions of New Englanders gain college-level knowledge and skills outside of traditional learning environments – while on the job, in the military, or through workforce training programs…. Read more »

Economic Recovery Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

Takeaways from NEBHE’s Legislative Advisory Committee … The economic fallout of the layoffs and business closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc for New England workers—especially those who were already facing a structurally vulnerable workforce and employment system before the pandemic. What can state governments do to stimulate job creation and make New… Read more »

­­Harvard and Yale: Too Much Affirmative Action or Too Little?

This essay is a sequel to “The Human Dimensions of Enrollment Management,” published in The New England Journal of Higher Education on June 30, 2020. In that article, my unusual focus (as a trained theoretical physicist) was on integrity, not science, as the single most important factor in enrollment management success. Early in my supervision… Read more »

New England Postsecondary Admissions in the Age of COVID-19

Thanks to everyone who joined our New England Postsecondary Admissions in the Age of COVID-19 webinar on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Here are the materials featured in the webinar. Maguire Associates COVID-19 Survey Research Presented by Tim Lyon The full global version of this report can be found at the Maguire Associates blog. NEBHE Overview… Read more »

The Human Dimensions of Enrollment Management

I want to discuss the human dimensions of what I have too often treated (thinking with my instincts as a theoretical physicist) as a scientific methods problem. Experience has taught me that the human forces of a problem are often more important in determining how we meet challenges in an educational institution than the technical… Read more »

Change at the Top of Renowned Enrollment Management Firm

Maguire Associates announced the appointment of John J. Bonanno as CEO, succeeding Linda Cox Maguire in a long-planned leadership transition at the world-renowned enrollment management firm based in Concord, Mass. Bonanno is the former president of ESM Digital, a digital marketing firm serving higher education. He held several leadership positions at Boston University, including president… Read more »

Seizing Growth Opportunities and Avoiding Operating Risks in Higher Education

We extend our sincere thanks for everyone who participated in NEBHE and RSM’s executive lunch briefing Seizing Growth Opportunities and Avoiding Operating Risks in Higher Education, held on Monday, April 29, 2019. Senior leaders of New England’s higher education institutions face complex decision environments that require a strategic and dynamic perspective in knowing how to… Read more »

UConn Taps New Prez, UVM Discloses “Sole Finalist”

Comings and Goings … The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees appointed University of Virginia Provost and Executive Vice President Thomas C. Katsouleas to be UConn’s 16th president, effective Aug. 1. The University of Vermont announced Suresh Garimella, executive vice president for research and partnerships at Purdue University in Indiana, as the “sole finalist” to succeed outgoing… Read more »