Education

Budget balance: GOP addresses NH priorities

Budget balance: GOP addresses NH priorities EDITORIAL Republicans have made the most of their first time in control of the New Hampshire State House in 14 years. Despite a nasty split in the House Republican Caucus, the GOP was able to come together to pass a balanced budget, headed for Gov. Chris Sununu’s signature. The…

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WMCC names interim president

By JOHN KOZIOL Union Leader Correspondent BERLIN — Not long after being named one of the New Hampshire Union Leader’s 40 Under Forty, Charles R. Lloyd has another entry to put on his impressive resume: interim president of White Mountains Community College. Lloyd, who has a doctorate in higher education administration from Northeastern University, succeeds…

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MCC retiree Ed Ely

Congratulations to recent retiree Professor Ed Ely from Manchester Community College! (Ed Ely with faculty President Dan Larochelle)

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NHHEU Bargaining update

Welcome to the New Hampshire Higher Education Union The officers and staff of IBEW Local 2320 warmly welcome all new members of the New Hampshire Higher Education Union (NHHEU). We’re honored to represent you, and we look forward to working with you to support your goals. Although your spring semester is coming to a close,…

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LRCC PRESIDENT TO STEP DOWN MAY 18

  LACONIA — Scott Kalicki, who has served as president of Lakes Region Community College since 2011, announced this week that he will step down at the end of this academic year. “I thank the Chancellor and the CCSNH Board of Trustees for providing me the opportunity to serve, and I thank the members of…

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Industry shaping colleges’ technical training

By MICHAEL COUSINEAU New Hampshire Union Leader President Susan Huard speaks during a tour of the Robotics and Automation Lab at Manchester Community College on March 29. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER) Major employers in the Granite State are increasingly collaborating with higher education to increase the supply of workers equipped with the skills needed for advanced manufacturing.…

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NHHEU update

NHHEU representatives will be meeting with faculty at the Nashua, Berlin, and Portsmouth campuses this week. Nashua CC: 4/11  noon-12:50 White Mountain CC: 4/12  noon-1 Great Bay CC: 4/14  noon-1 We will be available to introduce ourselves, answer questions, and hand out paperwork.

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New York Adopts Free Tuition

SUNY and CUNY students from families with incomes up to $125,000 will not pay tuition. But some aid experts are alarmed by requirement that graduates stay in state for same number of years they receive the benefit. By Scott Jaschik April 10, 2017 Governor Andrew Cuomo In what proponents are calling a historic move, New…

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Weekly NHHEU update

CONTRACT Today we met with members of the negotiations team to discuss how the negotiations process has progressed and where we all want it to go.  We will be meeting on a weekly basis for the foreseeable future to work towards breaking the impasse that has held your next contract back. We would like to…

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U.S. Colleges: Where Does The Money Go?

By Nathan Lewis Tuition at a better sort of private U.S. college or university today is approaching $50,000 “a year,” which is an academic term that means: twelve months including three months of vacation. I decided to take a look at where that money goes. As nonprofit institutions, colleges are required to post their financial…

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