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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo Among Massachusetts Recipients of 2014 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards

Other Bay State Recipients Include edX, Mass College of Liberal Arts Prez Mary Grant Honorees to be recognized at March 2014 Dinner in Boston Contact: John O. Harney, 617-533-9501 or jharney@nebhe.org Boston--The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) will honor Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo, when the regional organization holds its 12th annual New England Higher ...

Fall 2007 NEJHE: Quantifying the Return on Public Investment in Higher Education

Special Online Feature: Click here to download Can a Catholic College Exist Today? by Francesco C. Cesareo in PDF format. (To view PDF files, you may require Adobe Reader.)BOSTON—The new Fall 2007 issue of The New England Journal of Higher Education features expert commentaries quantifying the return on public investment in higher education, exploring a central Massachusetts program in which...

Winter 2008 NEJHE: New England’s Coming Demographic Crisis

BOSTON – The new Winter 2008 issue of The New England Journal of Higher Education explores how New England colleges are expected to weather the impending demographic crisis, the controversy surrounding “ranksteering” – how colleges and universities use popular college rankings systems to influence students’ college choice, reinventing adult education, the impact of so...

2008 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards Winners Announced

January 9, 2008BOSTON— New Hampshire governor John H. Lynch and Robert L. Carothers, longstanding president of the University of Rhode Island, are among the recipients of the 2008 New England Higher Education Excellence Awards announced by the New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE).Commenting on the 2008 award honorees, NEBHE Chair and former Maine state Sen. Mary R. Cathcart said, &l...

NEBHE Names Michael Thomas as Interim President

January 16, 2008BOSTON—The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) has selected Dr. Michael K. Thomas, current senior vice president, to serve as interim president and CEO of the nonprofit, six-state education agency. Thomas succeeds Dr. Evan S. Dobelle, a former Trinity College president who led NEBHE for three years before accepting the job of president of Westfield State College in ...

Spring 2008 NEJHE: N.E. College Enrollment Shows Slowing Growth Rate

Special Online Feature: Click here to download Rethinking College Readiness by David T. Conley in PDF format. (To view PDF files, you may require Adobe Reader.)BOSTON—New England’s total college enrollment reached 887,000 in 2006, an increase of just one percent over 2005, according to the Spring 2008 issue of The New England Journal of Higher Education (NEJHE). Although the region be...

Space Still Remains for Fall Admission at Many New England Campuses

May 13, 2008BOSTON—Nearly 150 New England public and independent colleges and universities were still considering additional freshman and/or transfer applications for fall 2008 as of the traditional May 1 college admissions deadline, according to the New England Board of Higher Education’s (NEBHE) Annual Student Vacancy survey released today. “Students who have yet to make a col...

Summer 2008 NEJHE: Digital Technologies Bringing Profound Change to Higher Education

BOSTON—Digital technology is transforming colleges, students and learning according to the Summer 2008 issue of The New England Journal of Higher Education (NEJHE).The Summer 2008 issue, published in July, features a "Going Digital" forum with articles examining today's "Digital Natives," the role of Web 2.0 technologies in teaching, admissions and student services, and new ways that digital...