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.
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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 […]
We cannot thank everyone enough for making Public Higher Education Advocacy Day 2016 truly PHENOMenal. Hundreds of students, staff, faculty, administrators, and legislators packed the Great Hall of Flags. We even ran out of seats! We kicked off the day with a stellar speaking program, featuring Higher Education Commissioner Carlos Santiago, Massachusetts Teachers Association President […]
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Amongst the dozens of people who crammed into a room at the State House to testify about higher education bills Wednesday, one demographic was noticeably absent — students. Still, Natalie Higgins, executive director of the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts, made sure to speak for students, many of whom were unable to attend because […]
PHENOM Board Member Max Page wrote a letter to the editor about the rising costs of public higher education and the need for a real push to make public higher education free and truly accessible in the Commonwealth. Check out the full piece here.