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WPI has 8th best online electrical engineering program

Worcester Polytechnic Institute's fully-online electrical engineering program was ranked the eighth on a list highlighting 30 schools that put education before their bottom line.

UMass Medical School receives $100K to start data center

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School were granted $100,000 from the university system to help them improve health management through data analytics.

New QCC president approved by state

Laura Finaldi |

The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education unanimously confirmed Luis Pedraja as the next president of Quinsigamond Community College on May 9, according to the college.

What it takes to lead a college

The pressure on all college presidents to forge a path to sustainable success is significant, and even more so for those leading private institutions.

More companies seeking employees with autism

Emily Micucci |

Major companies in the past few years have launched hiring initiatives aimed at recruiting people with autism spectrum disorder, adapting the interview process and work environments to meet their...

Johnson leaves Becker with bigger endowment, smarter students

Grant Welker |

Robert Johnson left Becker College after seven years to become the chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Opponents: higher ed endowment tax is unconstitutional

State House News Service |

Supporters say it would be a way to invest in public education and have tax-exempt higher education institutions work to counteract growing inequality, but opponents of legislation to tax some...

MetroWest Leadership Academy launches opioid campaign

Emily Micucci |

The MetroWest Leadership Academy, the flagship program of Leadership MetroWest, launched a 30-day campaign to boost awareness of the opioid crisis.

In renaming debate, Holy Cross weighs tradition vs. institutional mission

Grant Welker |

Holy Cross begins an examination of whether its longtime Crusader name should be erased starting this fall, with input from students, faculty, alumni and others.

Bringing higher ed to the masses

Grant Welker |

Quinsigamond Community College's president-elect is drawing on his career and upbringing to provide education to populations most in need.

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