Posts By: Daren Follweiler

NEBHE Releases 2009 Directory of New England Colleges and Universities

BOSTON–The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) has published the 2009 edition of its Annual Directory of New England Colleges & Universities.The directory is a must-have resource for guidance professionals, students and parents as well as education professionals, elected officials and business people seeking current and reliable information on higher education in New England. ...

2008 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards Winners Announced

January 9, 2008BOSTON— New Hampshire governor John H. Lynch and Robert L. Carothers, longstanding president of the University of Rhode Island, are among the recipients of the 2008 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards announced by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE).Commenting on the 2008 award honorees, NEBHE Chair and former Maine state Sen. Mary R. Cathcart said, &l...

Winter 2010 NEJHE is Final Print Issue Before Moving Online

BOSTON—The New England Board of Higher Education unveiled the Winter 2010 issue of The New England Journal of Higher Education packed with bold articles on innovative admissions policies, the achievement gap facing boys, ways to understand college prices and value, and more, as it announced that the Winter 2010 edition will be its final print issue before its comprehensive move into digital ...

NEBHE Chooses Michael K. Thomas to Lead Regional Organization

November 12, 2008BOSTON - The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) has selected Dr. Michael K. Thomas to serve as president and CEO of the nonprofit, six-state education agency. Thomas has served as interim president and CEO since January 2008, succeeding Evan S. Dobelle who is now president of Westfield State College. "It's an exciting time for NEBHE," commented NEBHE chair, Massachuset...

Summer 2008 NEJHE: Digital Technologies Bringing Profound Change to Higher Education

BOSTON—Digital technology is transforming colleges, students and learning according to the Summer 2008 issue of The New England Journal of Higher Education (NEJHE).The Summer 2008 issue, published in July, features a "Going Digital" forum with articles examining today's "Digital Natives," the role of Web 2.0 technologies in teaching, admissions and student services, and new ways that digital...

NEBHE Examines New England’s Role in the Creative Economy at 50th Anniversary Conference

President and CEO Evan S. Dobelle Applauded for Phenomenal Fundraising and Given Contract Extension through 2008 by Unanimous Board DecisionThe New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) recently celebrated a half-century of service to New England with a daylong conference and dinner celebration. Among the more than 350 attendees who gathered in Groton, Conn., were college presidents, education...

Feasibility Study Finds Strong Demand for Tribal College in Eastern U.S.

BOSTON and NASHVILLE -- American Indian students east of the Mississippi River want an intertribal college that serves their needs, and the various Tribes are committed to pursue the establishment of such a college, according to a federally funded study released this week.The year-long feasibility study was conducted jointly by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) and the United South...

Announcing Comprehensive Information on New England’s Colleges and Universities at Your Fingertips

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) has published the 2006 edition of Connection’s Annual Directory of New England Colleges & Universities.A must-have resource for guidance professionals, students and parents and as well as legislators and business people, Connection's Annual Directory of New England Colleges & Universities contains campus-by-campus statistics on enroll...

Winter 2005 CONNECTION Explores Economic Impact of New England Colleges and Universities

BOSTON—Beyond their $20 billion in direct expenditures, New England colleges and universities power the regional economy by nurturing technology transfer in cutting-edge fields, educating the skilled workforce sought after by high-wage employers and rejuvenating urban and rural communities, according to the Winter 2005 issue of Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Educa...

Education Leader Evan Dobelle Appointed nebhe President and CEO

November 11, 2004 WOODSTOCK, VT -- The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) has selected Evan S. Dobelle, who has been president of four colleges and universities and was elected to two terms as mayor of Pittsfield, Mass., while still in his twenties, as president and CEO of the nonprofit, six-state education agency, effective Jan. 1, 2005. "I find President Dobelle to have extraordinar...