Posts Tagged: collaboration

New England Leaders Call for the Accelerated Reinvention of the Region’s Higher Education Sector

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) calls for the accelerated reinvention of the region's higher education sector to address the pressing challenges and opportunities facing the six-state region. NEBHE has identified four priority areas for collaborative action over the coming years: enhancing opportunities for adult learners, expanding cost-savings opportunities for students and ...

Collaborating to Cut Costs in Higher Education

Tuition prices at colleges and universities are high. On that, pretty much everyone—from parents to students to college administrators—can agree. It’s also true that salaries and benefits are the single biggest chunk of every higher education institution’s (HEI) budget. And one of the largest and most difficult costs to contain is group employee health insurance. In fact, health insurance ...

A Strategic Idea

NEBHE president proposes a "sweet spot" between consortia and mergers ... The TIAA-CREF Institute has published a report by New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) President and CEO Michael K. Thomas on "strategic alliances" in higher education. Inside Higher Ed characterizes the Thomas proposal as a third ways between less formal collaborations and more permanent mergers. His solution tha...

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 ...

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...

All Together Now: NH Ed Dept Collaborates with Colleges to Improve Teacher Workforce

The New Hampshire Department of Education joined a collaboration of 15 higher education institutions to prepare teachers and other educators, according to announcements by Commissioner of Education Virginia Barry and Higher Education Commissioner Richard A. Gustafson.In 2011, the members of the New Hampshire IHE Network set aside the usual competitive inclinations in order to share best pract...

Report Shines Light on 21st Century Skills Needed for Success

The Rennie Center released A New Era of Education Reform: Preparing All Students for Success in College, Career and Life which calls attention to the need for 21st century skills in today’s classrooms.The report, funded by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, summarizes a survey of Massachusetts district and school leaders coupled with their opinions on the importance of 21st century skills....