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Space Remains for Fall Admission at Many New England Campuses, According to Annual Vacancy Survey

BOSTON—Nearly 160 New England public and independent colleges and universities were still considering additional freshman and/or transfer applications for fall 2005 as of the traditional May 2 college admissions deadline, according to a survey released today by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE). NEBHE polled 212 undergraduate colleges and universities throughout New...

Summer 2005 CONNECTION Explores New England’s Place in Global Creative Economy

BOSTON—New England’s rich base of arts education programs, museums, symphonies and dance troupes not only enrich the region’s quality of life and generate significant revenue on their own, but also serve as midwives to a burgeoning “creative economy,” according to the Summer 2005 issue of Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education. T...

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...

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...

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...

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...

2006 New England Higher Education Excellence Award Winners Announced

BOSTON—A legendary figure in Boston’s higher education community, a former Rhode Island governor and an innovative New Hampshire program that enables high school students to pursue college-level courses for credit are among recipients of the 2006 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards announced today by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE).Commenting on the 2006 aw...

New Hampshire College President Thomas Horgan Appointed to NEBHE Board

Horgan is president and CEO of the New Hampshire College & University Council (NHCUC), a statewide not-for-profit consortium of public and private colleges and universities.”Tom Horgan is a recognized leader in forging collaboration among higher education institutions, public and private, small and large,” said NEBHE President and CEO Evan S. Dobelle. “We look forward to his ...

Spring 2006 CONNECTION: Another Enrollment Record Set, But College Readiness Challenges Loom

BOSTON—New England’s total college enrollment has grown to a record 868,220, but the region’s high school graduating classes will shrink over the next 10 years and fewer than half of those who do finish high school complete the necessary courses and master the skills to be considered “college-ready,” according to the Spring 2006 issue of Connection: The Journal of the...

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...