Posts Tagged: The New England Journal of Higher Education

More History Please

More Journal Archives Now Available! We have enriched our website with the history of New England higher education and the economy. For the complete archive of back issues of The New England Journal of Higher Education in PDF format, please visit our Journal Archives on the pull-down menu under The Journal at the top of our homepage. NEBHE's quarterly journal on higher education and economic deve...

Return to Data Connection: Stats on NE Education, Economy, Life

For nearly 20 years, the print editions of The New England Journal of Higher Education (and its predecessor Connection) published a quarterly collection of facts and figures called "Data Connection."It was a sort of ripoff of the underrated Harper's Index. The key was to cleverly juxtapose pieces of interesting data, with no expressed overarching context. The glue, in our case, was that the items ...

New Ed Leaders: Glenn is Favorite to Head Northern Essex CC; McQuillan Leaving Conn. Post

Trustees at Northern Essex Community College in Massachusetts seemed poised to choose Lane Glenn to succeed David Hartleb, who is retiring in June after 15 years as president.Glenn has been vice president of academic affairs since 2006 at the 7,439-student college with campuses in Haverhill, Mass., and Lawrence, Mass. Before joining Northern Essex, he was dean of academic and student service...

College Attainment: Throwing a Complete Game

The U.S. once had the world’s highest percentage of adults with a college degree, but has now dropped to 10th, according to the OECD. In an attempt to reverse this slide, a number of policymakers and foundations have sought to make increased degree attainment a national priority. President Obama has articulated the goal that America will regain the world’s highest rate of degree attain...