Barry Mills has been appointed deputy chancellor and chief operating officer of the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Community colleges in two of California’s biggest cities have announced plans to substantially expand access to public education by offering residents
the chance to earn an associate degree for free.
In uncertain political times, some higher ed lobbyists say their most important role may be blocking legislation that could harm their client colleges and universities.
Like all of the free tuition plans proposed to date, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan in its present form will have unintended consequences that could be devastating to the state’s economy.
14 percent of students started their postsecondary education in a community college, then transferred to a four-year school and earned a bachelor’s degree within six years of entry.