Public Higher Ed Day! – April 8, 2009
Call-In Day a Success
The April 8 Rally and State House Day for Public Higher Education will be PHENOM’s biggest event ever. The theme: “Now, More than Ever, Is the Time to Invest in Public Higher Education”. You see it every day on your campus and in your community: Fewer people are working; more people are applying to public colleges; yesterday’s […]
PHENOM’s new interim Development and Administrative Director!
Close to 1,000 people made calls to their legislators and the Governor on or about February 26 — with several more campuses planning to hold their call-in day at a later time. Our messages were simple, loud, and clear: Now more than ever — this is the time to invest in public higher education!
White Paper: The Affordability Crisis in MA Public Higher Ed
Welcome to Ravi Khanna, PHENOM’s new interim Development and Administrative Director! Ravi was hired on January 23 after a thorough search and interviews with 4 outstanding candidates. Ravi will work primarily on fundraising so that PHENOM can expand its scope and pursue the ambitious agenda required in these times of great difficulty and great opportunity. […]
White Paper: Advancing Public Higher Education in MA
In today’s world, for anyone hoping to prosper, college is not a luxury but a necessity. Unfortunately, students are increasingly being priced out of higher education, including public higher education. Many can attend our public colleges only because they or their parents are making great personal sacrifices: As the New York Times Magazine recently noted, […]
This is the paper that led to PHENOM’s founding. It was read by Governor-Elect Patrick and discussed by him with a group of students, union leaders and administrators on December 1, 2006. Hundreds of people then heard him say that he would be “a champion for public higher education.” 100 people participated in breakout sessions […]