Posts Tagged: conference

Pushing Back on Idea of Learner-Centered Institutions

It is time to push back at least a little on this very fashionable rubric. While the NEBHE Conference on the subject was generally excellent, especially in the morning, its uncritical acceptance of the whole idea was worrisome. See Center of Attention: Learners. A fundamental problem is its metaphor. There can be only one “center” of anything, so the question is: In institutions of wh...

Last Chance to Register for the NE Campus Sustainability Forum!

Don't Miss Out on the New England Campus Sustainability Forum This Friday! Friday Sept. 20, 2013 Hosted by the Colleges of the Fenway 550 Huntington Ave  Boston, MA 02115 The New England Campus Sustainability Forum has once again attracted strong headliners to create an engaging and informative day. Julian Agyeman, noted climate and sustainability justice champion; Mary P...

NEBHE Co-organizes New England Campus Sustainability Forum

Wentworth Institute of Technology 550 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115 Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 8 a.m.  to 4:45 p.m.Early-bird registration will be available through Aug. 30. Please visit www.necsf.com to learn more. The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) invites you to attend the 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum (NECSF) co-organized by AASHE, Clean Air-Cool Planet, ...

Economists to Hold Conference at UNH at Manchester on “Millennials, Baby Boomers and New England’s Future”

Demography is destiny, especially if you are in higher education. Consider: There are 200,000 fewer children in New England today, compared with 10 years ago—a 6% decline. The number  of married couples with children has declined by 10% since 2000—and they now account for fewer than one in five New England households. The number of single parents has grown by 9% since 2000, but t...