RELEASE: National Report Recognizes Massachusetts Advocates Leading Student Debt Charge; Over 15 Percent of Massachusetts Zip Codes Hold Alarming Rates of Loan Balances
PHENOM’s Executive Director Testifies for More Affordable and Accessible Public Higher Education
RELEASE: National Report Recognizes Massachusetts Advocates Leading Student Debt Charge; Over 15 Percent of Massachusetts Zip Codes Hold Alarming Rates of Loan Balances FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kyle Epstein firstname.lastname@example.org; 202.481.8137 Washington, D.C. – As student debt levels nationwide surge above $1.3 trillion, the pursuit of a higher education has never been more unaffordable. In […]
What Does a Great Commissioner Look Like?
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 […]
Board Member Max Page Discusses Free Higher Ed
Excerpted from 2015 Spring Newsletter Richard Freeland is stepping down as Massachusetts Commissioner of Higher Education after 6 years. PHENOM saw him as an ally in the quest for increased recognition and funding for public higher education, while disagreeing with aspects of his “Vision Project” which emphasize excessive measurement and performance funding. The Boston Globe […]
Check out PHENOM’s Board member Max Page discussing free higher education with WWLP 22 News.