Posts Tagged: Saint Anselm College

Higher Education Affordability: Two Approaches

There are two initiatives that can dramatically change the way college pricing and student debt are being handled under the current system. Both are commonsense solutions that would, if accepted, dramatically help students, graduates and families burdened by the cost of tuition and the loans they take to earn their degrees. First, income-based loan repayment (IBR) should be the default mechanism ...

Recasting History: The Public Option

If you ask Americans what is studied in history classrooms, many will answer “facts and dates.” If you ask them what people can do with a history degree, they answer “teach.” Yet those same Americans acknowledge the power and practical relevance of history as they flock to national parks, historic sites, museums and cultural heritage sites; buy nationally best-selling biogr...

Changes for Long-Serving NE Higher Ed Leaders

Among recent comings and goings, Father Jonathan DeFelice, O.S.B., president of Saint Anselm College, announced he will retire in June 2013, after leading the college since 1989. Bunker Hill Community College President Mary L. Fifield also announced she will retire in June, after 16 years.Don Vickers said he also will retire as president and CEO of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)...

Forum at Saint Anselm to Feature Gergen, New Hampshire’s U.S. Senators on Upcoming Prez Primary

The New Hampshire Forum on the Future will feature a talk on "Renewing America's Political Culture" by Harvard Kennedy School professor and CNN political analyst David Gergen on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the NH Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College.New Hampshire's U.S. senators, Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte, are also scheduled to make brief remarks.New Hamps...