PHENOM Discusses New Higher Ed Reports in the Boston Globe
PHENOM in Inside Higher Ed
Check out PHENOM discussing the release of the Higher Ed Finance Commission and the Vision Project Reports in the Boston Globe. Natalie Higgins, executive director of the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts, a group of faculty, students, staff, and alumni, said she endorses the report’s emphasis on increasing funding. But she said there […]
PHENOM Responds to the Release of the Higher Education Finance Commission and the Vision Project Reports
Check out PHENOM in Inside Higher Ed this morning, discussing the release of the 3rd Vision Project report. … One group of faculty, staff, students and alumni, which calls itself Public Higher Education Network Of Massachusetts, or PHENOM, praised efforts to get tens of millions more each year, but worried the higher ed system […]
Public Higher Ed News Recap
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2014 Contact: Natalie Higgins (978-227-8473, firstname.lastname@example.org) Max Page (413-219-7633; email@example.com) The Legislature charged the Higher Education Finance Commission with defining the requirements of a high-quality system of public higher education and a sustainable, rational model for financing the system in a way that increases access and affordability in an […]
UMass Amherst Alumni Association interviews PHENOM’s new Executive Director
Here’s a recap of some of the public higher ed news stories from the last week. As always — we hope you engage in a dialogue about these in the comments below. Robert B. Reich explores the gap between government subsidies of elite private universities versus public institutions. Richard Vedder suggests the solution to low […]
Public Higher Ed News Weekly Recap
Check out the UMass Amherst Alumni Association’s interview of PHENOM’s New Executive Director, Natalie Higgins. Natalie discusses her work with PHENOM and ways that alumni can get involved.
Stipends Available for PHENOM Campus Organizers at Public Higher Education Campuses Across MA
Here are just a sampling of the public higher ed news stories of the last week. What are your reactions? Use the comment section below. Student Nation: It’s Time for Everyone to Come Our of the Debt Closet NPR: Florida Limits Student Borrowing Forbes comments on the American Enterprise Institute’s new report, Untapped Potential […]
AFT Interviews PHENOM’s New Executive Director
UPDATE: PHENOM Campus Chapters are now active at UMass Amherst, UMass Dartmouth, Springfield Technical Community College, Bristol Community College, and Holyoke Community College. Additional new Chapters are in the works and will be announced soon. If want to see PHENOM on your campus — email Natalie Higgins at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Public Higher Education Network of […]
Please don’t move to Germany (but we’d understand if you did)
The Massachusetts American Federation of Teachers (AFT) published an interview with PHENOM’s new Executive Director, Natalie Higgins, in their latest newsletter. To to read the full article, follow this link: AFT profile of Natalie 10-14.
Most countries in Europe have free higher education. One exception was Germany which instituted tuition fees in 2006. But now they are reversing course and college will once again be free — even for international students. [No, wait, don’t all leave – we need you here!] Read why and how in this article.