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Winter 2007 CONNECTION Features Kennedy, Spellings on Work of Commission on Higher Ed’s Future

Special Online Feature: Click here to download As Student Debt Increases, Colleges Owe More in Performance by Bridget Terry Long and Dana Ansel in PDF format. (To view PDF files, you may require Adobe Reader.) BOSTON— The Winter 2007 issue of Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education features exclusive articles by U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings, U.S. ...

Higher Ed Leaders, Experts to Attend nebhe’s “College Ready/World Ready” Conference

Nov 13, 2006 For more information, contact: Charlotte Stratton, 617.357.9620, x125 Higher Education Leaders, International Experts to Gather in Providence for Friday Conference, “College Ready/World Ready: New England Higher Education in a Global Marketplace”Conference will be followed by evening dinner celebrating 20 years of NEBHE journal, Connection, and featuring a special presenta...

World Ready? Fall 2006 CONNECTION Explores New England’s Place in the Global Student Market

Special Online Feature: Click here to download Accountability: Are Doctoral Programs in Education Practicing What They Preach? by Martha McCann Rose and Cynthia V. L. Ward in PDF format. (To view PDF files, you may require Adobe Reader.)BOSTON—New England could help boost U.S. competitiveness and spread democracy by recruiting more foreign students to U.S. colleges and universities, expandin...

Stonehill College President Appointed to nebhe Board

Contact: Charlotte Stratton, Sr. Director, Communicationscstratton@nebhe.org617-357-9620 x125September 12, 2006 BOSTON, MASS. — Governor Mitt Romney recently appointed Rev. Mark T. Cregan, C.S.C., Esq. as a delegate to the nonprofit New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE). Rev. Cregan took office in 2000 to become the ninth president of Stonehill College, his alma mater. He also teac...

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...

Governor and State Leaders To Attend New Hampshire Launch of College Ready New England

When—Thursday, June 8, 2006 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (additional media availability will follow) Where—CR Sparks, 18 Kilton Road, Bedford, NH Contact—Charlotte Stratton, Sr. Director, Communications617.357.9620, ext. 125, 978.569.7582 BEDFORD, N.H.—New Hampshire educators, business leaders and legislators will gather on June 8, 2006 at CR Sparks in Bedford for the New Hamp...

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...

Winter 2006 CONNECTION Explores College Readiness

BOSTON—The Winter 2006 issue of Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education explores issues in “college readiness,” ranging from efforts to align K-12 standards with college admissions requirements to grassroots initiatives aimed at helping urban and rural populations prepare for and succeed in college.Authors include: Richard Kazis of Jobs for the Future...

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...