Posts Categorized: International

NEBHE Announces $59M in Tuition Savings; New Programs Ranging from Audio Engineering to World Languages Education

NEBHE announces 2017-18 Regional Student Program annual report ... The New England Board of Higher Education's Regional Student Program (RSP), also known as Tuition Break, provided more than $59 million in tuition savings in academic year 2017-18 to 8,654 participating students, according to the recently published 2017-18 Annual Report of the New England Regional Student Program (RSP). Th...

Bentley Taps National Biz Education Leader for Prez; Saint Mike’s Hires Its First Woman Chief

Davis-Blake Comings and Goings ... Bentley University appointed Alison Davis-Blake, the former dean of the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, to be its eighth president, succeeding Gloria Cordes Larson, who will step down in June 2018 after 11 years as president. Saint Michael's College named North Carolina's Salem Ac...

Aoun on “Humanics,” Lifelong Learning and Consensus vs. Innovation (Video)

Video snippets from NEBHE's Summit on Employability: A National Imperative ... Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun spoke at last month's summit about the future of higher education in the age of artificial intelligence and the work of the Commission on Higher Education & Employability. Here, Aoun discusses a new curriculum he calls "humanics" ... And here on lifelong learni...

Experts Speak on Educating Workers for the Digital Economy (Video)

Video snippets from NEBHE's Summit on Employability: A National Imperative ... NEBHE’s Dec. 4, 2017 Summit included a session on "Educating Workers for the Digital Economy." Companies are looking for qualified applicants who have “digital” skills. The challenge for educators is to find ways to integrate the current digital skills needed into the curriculum while teaching stude...

John King Jr. on Segregation (Video)

Video snippets from NEBHE's Summit on Employability: A National Imperative ... Former U.S. Secretary of Education John King Jr., now president and CEO of The Education Trust, spoke at the Dec. 4 Summit about the Commission on Higher Education & Employability's “Equity Imperative.” Here, King notes how institutional forces exacerbate segregation ... and suggests that institutions s...

Elsa Núñez on Internships with Business … and for Equity (Video)

Video snippets from NEBHE's Summit on Employability: A National Imperative ... Eastern Connecticut State University President Elsa Núñez led a session at the Dec. 4 Summit about the Commission on Higher Education & Employability's “Equity Imperative.” NEBHE aims to ensure that the Commission's workforce vision serves all New Englanders ... as a matter of social justi...

Radio Higher Ed Talks with Martha Kanter on College Promise

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE presents a conversation with Martha Kanter, who is leading the College Promise Campaign's national initiative to increase college access, affordability, quality and completion.Kanter is the former U.S. undersecretary of education, where she had oversight responsibility for all federal postsecondary statutory, regulatory and administrative ...

Now Available: 2018 Guide to New England Colleges & Universities

NEBHE's 2018 Guide to New England Colleges & Universities lists key data for public and independent, degree-granting colleges and universities based in New England—such as admissions application deadlines and acceptance rates; faculty-student ratio; enrollment totals and breakdowns for part-time, commuting, female, international and minority students; cost of attendance; and degrees...

NEBHE Releases Statement Calling on Congress to Legislate Permanent Protection for DACA Participants

NEBHE on Sept. 15 issued the following statement ... The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) urges Congress to follow the president's direction to legislate permanent protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA allowed "Dreamers" to "come out of the shadows," enroll in postsecondary opportunities and legally secure jobs. "Dreamers" are required t...

Connecticut Legislative Session 2017: Session Ends Without A Budget

On June 7, 2017, Connecticut legislators wrapped up their session without passing a two-year budget. The failure to pass a budget or a provisional budget reflects a deeply divided Legislature with an 18-18 split in the Senate and a slight Democratic majority, 79-72, in the House. As lawmakers adjourned, Gov. Dannel Malloy chastised them for failing to break the deadlock and pass a budget. A big s...