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University-community partnerships: 2006 Worcester speaker series
Over the last decade, partnerships between colleges and universities, government, and businesses have helped foster economic development in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts. In 2006, the Worcester UniverCity Partnership, a coalition of private and public sector organizations working with colleges, in collaboration with the New England Resource Center for Higher Education, organized a speaker series aimed at promoting the depth and impact of university-community partnerships in the city. This report provides highlights from the 2006 Worcester Speaker Series, discusses the history and ...
In-state tuition rates and immigrants
The pros and cons of states? letting children of illegal immigrants pay in-state tuition at public colleges.
Campus and community collaboration
Clark University President John Bassett talks with Communities & Banking about the university?s relationship with the Main South neighborhood of Worcester, Massachusetts.
College readiness: Massachusetts compiles the data
A new database that collects information on Massachusetts public high school graduates who enroll in Massachusetts public postsecondary institutions has become a powerful tool for policymaking and for helping students move successfully from high school to college.
Town meets gown: the Massachusetts university-community partnership
Sofia T. Romero of Boston College details the formation of a new statewide organization of higher education institutions, committed to reaching out from their campuses and working with their local communities to address mutual concerns.