Posts Tagged: Q&A

New Models at Lasell: Q&A with President Michael Alexander

NEJHE Executive Editor John O. Harney had the chance to catch up with Lasell College President Michael Alexander about the small Newton, Mass. college’s plans to challenge the higher education business model. Harney: NEJHE recently published a piece on how data on colleges in NEBHE's 2018 Guide to New England Colleges & Universities—namely their acceptance rates, percentage of freshmen...

Radio Higher Ed Conversation with Tom Mortenson

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation wih Tom Mortenson, senior scholar at the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education. Mortenson discusses how education fiscal policies at the state and federal level have affected access to college and the U.S. position in the global human capital economy. Radio Higher Ed’s ...

Radio Higher Ed Explores Deliverology and Reform

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a discussion with Ellyn Artis, co-author of Deliverology in Practice on the delivery approach to reforming higher 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 in the Uni...

Radio Higher Ed Puts a Finer Point on Student Loan Debt

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a discussion of graduate student loan debt, particularly financing structures for graduate students, with Chris Chapman, CEO of Access Group. 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 ava...

Accreditation: Will We Love It or Leave It or Reform it? A Radio Higher Ed Q&A

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide "Accreditation: Will We Love It or Leave It or Reform it?," a conversation with: Judith Eaton, president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation; Leah Matthews, executive director of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission; Mary Ellen Petrisko, president of the WASC Senior College and University Commis...

Radio Higher Ed Talks with Authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift

Through its partnership with RadioHigherEd.com, NEJHE is pleased to provide a conversation with Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates.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 in...

The Short Life of a Provost: A Q&A on New Challenges for Chief Academic Officers

Whether dean, provost, or vice president for academic affairs, the role of the campus chief academic officer (CAO) has changed steadily from the on many current faculty and administrators remember when they began their careers. Along with traditional pressures related to governance, budgets and faculty professional development, CAOs also face new calls to raise their institutional ranking or to ad...

Targeting Behaviors and Student Success: A Q&A

Across the U.S., an estimated 60% of incoming community college students require developmental courses to be ready for college-level work, according to estimates by experts. As these courses act as a gateway to further studies, those who fail are most often lost to higher education: Less than a quarter will earn a degree or certificate within eight years. Connecticut’s Middlesex Community Co...

New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Deborah Floyd on Community Colleges Offering Bachelor’s Degrees

In this installment of NEJHE's New Directions for Higher Education series, Philip DiSalvio, dean of the College of Advancing & Professional Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, interviews Deborah Floyd, professor of educational leadership at Florida Atlantic University, editor in chief of the Community College Journal of Research and Practice and author of the book, The Community...

New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Trachtenberg on Three-Year Degrees

In this installment of NEJHE's New Directions for Higher Education series, Philip DiSalvio, dean of the College of Advancing & Professional Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, interviews Stephen Trachtenberg, president emeritus & University Professor of Public Service at George Washington University.NEJHE launched the series in 2013 to examine emerging issues, trends and ide...