Yesterday, PHENOM hosted a forum on public higher education with the two candidates for State Senate in the Second Middlesex District: Pat Jehlen and Leland Cheung. Huge thanks to Zac Bears and Kimberly Selwitz for organizing, moderating, and filming the event. Check out the full forum below.
Yesterday, PHENOM hosted a forum on public higher education with the six candidates for State Representative in the 3rd Hampshire District: Vira Douangmany Cage, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Sarah la Cour, Bonnie MacCracken, Eric Nakajima, and Lawrence O’Brien. Huge thanks to Ferd Wulkan and Max Page for organizing and moderating and Carl Ericson and Zac Bears for […]
MassLive plugged our Forum on Public Higher Education for the Candidates for State Representative in the 3rd Hampshire District happening Thursday August 11th from 5-7PM at the UMass Campus Center in Rooms 804-08.
JUST AS surely as the sun rises on Provincetown and sets on Pittsfield, tuition and fees are again rising for students at public colleges and universities in Massachusetts. Students will work more hours, take on more debt, or drop out. — Read the full piece here.
Check out the article here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2016 Contact: Natalie Higgins, firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-227-8473 Baker Administration Makes Dangerous Cuts to Public Higher Education in Budget Vetoes Boston, MA — Members of the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) are disturbed by Gov. Baker’s decision to forcibly pass his preferred policies into law under the guise […]
PHENOM Board Member Max Page in a Letter to the Editor of the Herald News: If Jim Stergios and Greg Sullivan (“Time for UMass to implement needed fiscal reforms“) wrote an analysis about Shakespeare’s play Hamlet they’d figure out a way to leave out the Danish prince. Their op-ed on UMass’s budget pretends to be […]
PHENOM’s Executive Director in the Boston Globe, “Is Hillary Clinton’s Tuition Plan Doable?”: Advocates agreed, saying the plan would ease a crushing financial burden on young people, even if it does not go as far as Sanders’ promise to eliminate tuition for all, regardless of income. “I think this is a really great step toward […]
The UMass Boston administration recently issued non-reappointment notices to almost 400 adjunct professors (approximately ⅓ of the total faculty) for the Fall 2016 semester. The administration also announced plans to increase the student-to-faculty ratio by more than 20%, while indicating that it may raise tuition and fees for the second consecutive year even with climbing […]