New England higher education lost another giant last week when Joseph M. Cronin died at age 85.
The former president of Bentley College (now University) and first Massachusetts secretary of education, Joe Cronin was a longtime friend of NEBHE and a frequent contributor to NEJHE.
Many of his articles for the journal focused on equity. His book reviews read like smart histories of higher education. Following are a few:
His other pieces in NEJHE’s predecessor Connection can be accessed here; click on the cover of the edition to read and search through the full issue …
Urban Interventions, Spring 2009
Is New England Ready for P-20?, (with Richard H. Goodman), Spring 2008
Bok’s Book (Books), Summer 2006
Tufts Acts to Follow (Books) Winter 2005
Dreamy (Books), Spring 2004
Troubles (Books), Joseph M. Cronin, Spring 2004
Presidential Material (Books), Spring 2003
Virtual Economics (Books), Winter 2001
K-12 Partnerships (Books), Winter 2001
A Civic Action (Books), Summer 2000
Student Indebtedness: Higher Education’s Dilemma, (with Sylvia O. Simmons), Summer 1986