Posts Categorized: Regionalism

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...

Radio HigherEd Features Kelly on College Costs, Completion

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with the American Enterprise Institute's Andrew Kelly on the "Completion, Costs and Value of a College 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 ...

A Strategy for the Land of Steady Habits

State Capital Notes ... If current education patterns continue, Connecticut will produce 23,000 fewer graduates due to a projected decline in high school graduates over the next decade and beyond, according to a Strategic Master Plan for Higher Education released by the Planning Commission for Higher Education in the state. The plan examines the impact of demographic, workforce and education tre...

Telling Stories of PBL Implementation

New Edition of Advanced Manufacturing PBL Newsletter ... NEBHE published the fifth edition of Advanced Manufacturing Problem Based Learning (AM PBL) News. NEBHE in September 2012 was awarded a three-year $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a New England-wide project titled Problem Based Learning (PBL) in Advanced Manufacturing: Transforming 21st Century Technicia...

Collaboration with Radio HigherEd will Bring NEJHE Readers Podcasts of Convos with Higher Ed Experts

The New England Journal of Higher Education (NEJHE) announces a new partnership with RadioHigherEd.com to provide readers with access to higher education policy podcasts designed to inform and challenge listeners to consider higher education policy issues and their implications. The podcasts feature interviews by cofounder and former New Hampshire State Higher Education Executive Office...

More History Please

More Journal Archives Now Available! We have enriched our website with the history of New England higher education and the economy. For the complete archive of back issues of The New England Journal of Higher Education in PDF format, please visit our Journal Archives on the pull-down menu under The Journal at the top of our homepage. NEBHE's quarterly journal on higher education and economic deve...

Reactions Swirl Ahead of SOTU Pitch for Tuition-Free Community College

President Obama will outline a plan during next week's State of the Union address to make the first two years of community college tuition-free. The president's proposal—if adopted by the Republican Congress—could smooth America's notorious educational inequity while acknowledging that some college education is as important economically today as high school education was nearly a cent...

Bridgewater State to Celebrate 175th with Call for Papers on Teacher Prep

Bridgewater State University is celebrating its 175th anniversary as one of the first teacher-preparation institutions in the U.S. Founded by Horace Mann as one of the first "normal" schools in America, the university is hosting a conference on the history of teacher preparation. The conference will be held on March 26, 2015, on the university campus in Bridgewater, Mass.. The college is holding...