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New England Colleges Under Stress: Presidential Voices from the Region’s Smaller Colleges

Shifting demography, rising operating expenses, plummeting state and federal support, intensified competition, broken financial models … these are just a few of the complex challenges facing New England higher education institutions. Given these tensions, who would be surprised if college presidents in the region weren’t occasionally plagued by sleepless nights, hounded by anxious trustees, or… Read more »

Add a Caption and Call It Accessible? Not so Fast!

NEJHE on Models that Will Change Higher Ed Forever MOOCs claim to make education accessible to everyone, but institutions offering MOOCs have yet to define best practices for accessible design. For many, universal design efforts end when course video material has been captioned. Captioning is important, but the idea that you can just caption course… Read more »

Fall 2005 Journal: NEBHE’s 50th Anniversary

Click the cover image to view and download this issue in PDF format. BOSTON— The Fall 2005 issue of Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education marks NEBHE’s 50th anniversary with an exclusive interview with historian David Halberstam and a major timeline tracing half a century of events in New England… Read more »

Fall 1998 Journal: Boston Fed Chief Outlines Workforce Development Challenges

Click the cover image to view and download this issue in PDF format. Fall 1998 For more information, contact: John O. Harney, Executive Editor, Connection 617.357.9620 email: connection@nebhe.org Boston Fed Chief Outlines Workforce Development Challenges in noted New England Journal New England Board of Higher Education’s Connection magazine features articles on workforce development, higher education… Read more »

Summer 1994 Journal: Exploring Telecommunications and Distance Learning

Click the cover image to view and download this issue in PDF format. Summer 1994 For more information, contact: John O. Harney, Executive Editor, The New England Journal of Higher Education 617.533.9501 jharney [at] nebhe [dot] org Aug. 27, 1994 BOSTON — The telecommunications revolution promises to liberate students, workers and others from the constraints… Read more »

Economic Recovery Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

Takeaways from NEBHE’s Legislative Advisory Committee … The economic fallout of the layoffs and business closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc for New England workers—especially those who were already facing a structurally vulnerable workforce and employment system before the pandemic. What can state governments do to stimulate job creation and make New… Read more »

Another Major Servicer of Federal Student Loans Quits the Business

DC Shuttle … Hearings & Markups of Interest (Due to current limited access to the U.S. Capitol complex, the general public is encouraged to view these hearings via live stream.) The U.S. House Education and Labor Committee will hold a hearing on Homecoming: The Historical Roots and Continued Contributions of HBCUs on Wednesday, Oct. 6… Read more »

Truth, Education and Democracy in an Era of “Alternative Facts”

There has been a growing consensus among authorities, especially in the Trump era, that the U.S. is in an epistemological crisis that threatens our democracy. President Barack Obama, for example, in a recent Atlantic interview, said: “If we do not have the capacity to distinguish what’s true from what’s false, then by definition the marketplace… Read more »

Nick Donohue to Step Down as Leader of New England’s Largest Education Foundation

Comings and Goings … The Nellie Mae Education Foundation announced that Nicholas C. Donohue will step down as the organization’s president and CEO at the end of 2021 after 14 years in charge. He focused the foundation on student-centered approaches to learning and re-emphasized its grantmaking strategy to advance racial equity. In addition to supporting… Read more »

Guide to Adult-Serving Colleges and Universities Data Dictionary

Back to Portal Back to College/University Profiles Guide to Adult-Serving Colleges and Universities Data Dictionary Unless otherwise noted, definitions come from the Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS) 2019-2020 Survey Glossary A-C D-H I-P Q-Z A-C Academic program— An instructional program leading toward an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctor’s, or first-professional degree or resulting in credits that… Read more »