Posts Categorized: Regionalism

Radio Higher Ed Explores Technology-Enabled Learning

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with John Sener, author of The Seven Futures of American Education: Teaching and Learning in a Screen Captured World. Sener discusses the impact of technology-enabled learning on American higher education. Radio Higher Ed’s entire podcast collection can be accessed by visiting www.radiohighered...

NE Consortium Reports on Public School Performance—Gaps and All

The New England Secondary School Consortium—representing Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont—released its 2015 report on public school performance for the 2013–14 school year. Despite general improvements, the data shows economically disadvantaged (ED) students, English-language learners and students with disabilities lagging behind other groups in graduat...

A Strategic Idea

NEBHE president proposes a "sweet spot" between consortia and mergers ... The TIAA-CREF Institute has published a report by New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) President and CEO Michael K. Thomas on "strategic alliances" in higher education. Inside Higher Ed characterizes the Thomas proposal as a third ways between less formal collaborations and more permanent mergers. His solution...

NEBHE Reveals 2016 New England Higher Education Excellence Award Winners

The New England Board of Higher Education's (NEBHE) announced its 2016 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards winners. NEBHE will hold its annual awards celebration at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf Hotel on Friday, March 4, 2016. REGIONAL AWARD RECIPIENTS The Governor Walter R. Peterson Award for Leadership The David and Rosamond Putnam Family of New Hampshire The Eleanor M. McMahon ...

Radio Higher Ed Conversation with Tom Mortenson

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation wih Tom Mortenson, senior scholar at the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education. Mortenson discusses how education fiscal policies at the state and federal level have affected access to college and the U.S. position in the global human capital economy. Radio Higher Ed’s ...

Radio Higher Ed Explores Deliverology and Reform

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a discussion with Ellyn Artis, co-author of Deliverology in Practice on the delivery approach to reforming higher education. Radio Higher Ed’s entire podcast collection can be accessed by visiting www.radiohighered.com or by subscribing through iTunes at www.iTunes.com. It is also available in the Uni...

Community Colleges Are Key Senders and Receivers of Transfer Students, Says Nat’l Report

Community colleges are often touted as a smart first step on the way to a four-year college, but they are frequently the destination of students transferring from four-year colleges as well, according to a new report from the National Student Clearinghouse. More than half of students transferring from four-year public colleges and universities and more than 40% of students transferring from four-...

That’s Excellent! NEBHE Seeking Nominations for 13th New England Higher Education Excellence Awards

Now accepting nominations ...The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) is now seeking nominations for our thirteenth annual New England Higher Education Excellence Awards. Five regional awards and six state merit awards will be presented to the recipients on the evening of Friday, March 4, 2016 in Boston.Nominees should be individuals, programs or organizations in ...

Radio HigherEd Features National, Western State Experts on Redesigning Aid

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with Sarah Pingel of Education Commission of the States and Brian Prescott of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education about efforts related to state financial aid program redesign. Radio Higher Ed’s entire podcast collection can be accessed by visiting www.radiohighered.com&nb...

Get Charged! Economists to Meet in Boston on Energy, Infrastructure Issues

The New England Economic Partnership (NEEP) will hold "Building the Backbone of Energy Efficiency" on Tuesday, June 2 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Co-sponsored by the Brandeis International Business School and the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, the NEEP conference begins at 12:15 p.m., leading to an evening reception and dinner honoring Siemens USA President and CEO Eric Spiegel wit...