Late last month, NEBHE senior fellow and Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Chair Charles Desmond and I launched a series of interviews with key leaders in New England philanthropy. Our goal was to paint a picture of what philanthropies see as the key issues and challenges facing higher education and how potential funders can have the most meaningful impacts on education in New England.
Official @UMassD: “There’s a lot of uncertainty and there’s a lot of fear. Not only for how this is affecting families that are trying to apply for aid, but we have several families we’re working with right now whose parents are furloughed ..." https://t.co/S6DCiUoJGY
Two freshman congresswomen from Massachusetts named to key committees: Lori Trahan joins House Committee on Education and Labor, Ayanna Pressley joins House Committee on Oversight and Reform per