Posts Categorized: Regionalism

Announcing the 2019-20 NEBHE-Chinese Government Scholarship from NEBHE!

 Begin the application process for the 2019-20 scholarship now! The New England Board of Higher Education is pleased to announce the NEBHE-Chinese Government Scholarship, a timely opportunity for New England college and university students. Through NEBHE, qualified New England students may be eligible to study at a Chinese university and receive a full scholarship. The scholarships are pro...

Electing a Reflection of America

With votes still being counted and recounted and candidates already pondering their next campaigns, the 2018 midterm elections have left an indelible mark on New England and its representation in Washington, D.C. New Hampshire voters elected at least 42 state representatives under age 40 to the state's 400-member House of Representatives—the third largest legislative body in the English-speak...

University of Maine System to Participate in NEBHE’s High Value Credentials for New England Initiative

The University of Maine System (UMS) will participate in the High Value Credentials for New England (HVCNE) initiative, a project launched earlier this year by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) and Credential Engine with support from the Lumina Foundation. UMS is the second higher education system to join HVCNE. Dedicated to creating credential transparency and revealing the ...

More Data Connection: Citizens

From time to time, we revive the collection of facts and figures called "Data Connection" that we had published quarterly for nearly 20 years in the print editions of The New England Journal of Higher Education (formerly Connection). The latest ... Percentage of 18-24-year-olds who attended a political demonstration or march in 2016: 5% Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning &...

NEBHE Explores “Tradition, Transition and Transformation” of New England Higher Ed

NEBHE convened its Annual Fall Board Meeting near Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire in September on the overarching themes of “Tradition, Transition and Transformation: Sustaining New England’s Higher Education Industry and Advantage.” Over two days, NEBHE delegates explored the impact of changing demography, declining enrollments and opportunities for “demand cultivation” and strat...

Maine Community College System to Participate in High Value Credentials for New England Initiative

The Maine Community College System (MCCS) will participate in the High Value Credentials for New England (HVCNE) initiative, a project recently launched by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) and Credential Engine with support from the Lumina Foundation. Dedicated to creating credential transparency and revealing the credential marketplace, Credential Engine provides a common lang...

Announcing the NEBHE-Chinese Government Scholarships for 2018-19

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) is pleased to announce awarding of six NEBHE-Chinese Government Scholarships for the program's inaugural 2018-19 academic year. Through the generosity of the Chinese government, this scholarship offers qualified New England students the opportunity to study at Chinese universities with a full scholarship. After a competitive awarding process...

New England Board of Higher Ed Launches Regional Initiative with Credential Engine

NEBHE is pleased to announce the following grant from Lumina Foundation to launch the High Value Credentials for New England (HVCNE) initiative. The initiative is part of the ongoing work stemming from NEBHE's Commission on Higher Education & Employability. The Commission, chaired by Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, brought together leaders of education, business and policy for nearly a year t...

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...

Transfer: A Next Generation Convening (Video)

New England higher education professionals gathered last month at NEBHE's Next Generation Transfer event at the College of the Holy Cross and called for increased open discussion of college transfer, with the aim of greater sharing of data, information and policy. Four in 10 students in New England transferred at least once in their college career, according to 2015 data from the National S...