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NEC in the News: Commentary: Look to the Evolution of Small Colleges – false notion exists that small schools are unsustainable

October 24, 2017

Posted in NEC In the News

The timesunion featured NEC – “resourceful and creative.” The president of New England College, Michelle Perkins, once characterized the school’s situation as “change or die.” Change ensued. Adopting online and graduate programs, growing undergraduate enrollment through broader recruitment, offering voluntary retirements, and keeping debt levels low all contributed to an $800,000 surplus this year. “We’re Read More

NEC President’s Speaker Series: Former White House Chief of Staff, Andy Card to Address Politics, Policy, and Civil Discourse

October 20, 2017

Posted in Event Press Release

New England College Series to Examine What’s Happening in Washington Today. Listen to this event, courtesy of WKXL Concord News Radio. (click on each photo to enlarge it) New England College President Michele Perkins is pleased to announce that former White House Chief of Staff Andy Card will address issues of politics, policy, and civil Read More

Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Rosamond Page Putnam Center for the Performing Arts

October 10, 2017

Posted in Event Press Release

New England College to build world-class building to serve as venue for performances, debates, and arts programs. New England College hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for The Rosamond Page Putnam Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. The Rosamond Page Putnam Center for the Performing Arts will provide a contemporary Read More

New England College to Host Discussion on Concussion

October 5, 2017

Posted in Event Press Release

College selected as a Beta test site for exciting new technology. New England College will host an important discussion on the growing concerns surrounding concussion and traumatic brain injury with Dr. Corey Burchman, Medical Innovation Advisor to The Brain Trust, LLC, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in the Simon Center Great Room beginning at 7:00 Read More

New England College Announces Several New Leadership Appointments

September 29, 2017

Posted in News Press Release

Additions to administrative staff will help ensure NEC’s continued growth and success in the years ahead. New England College President Michele Perkins recently announced several new additions to the administrative staff of the College. “We are off to a great start to the 2017-18 academic year with record numbers in enrollment and fundraising, alumni participation, Read More

NEC President’s Speaker Series: World Renowned Public Relations Expert and Author Larry Weber

September 16, 2017

Posted in Event Press Release

Event to Examine Communicating Effectively in a 21st Century World – New England College is pleased to announce that its President’s Speaker Series will kick off the fall season by hosting Larry Weber, a PR and marketing guru who has developed multiple successful business ventures, authored five forward-thinking marketing books, and co-founded the largest interactive Read More

NEC Statement on President Trump’s Proposed Repeal of DACA

September 7, 2017

Posted in Press Release

President Michele Perkins calls on Congress to act quickly to resolve concerns of students. Dr. Michele Perkins, president of New England College, released a statement today encouraging Congress to act quickly regarding President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The DACA program provides protection from deportation for young Read More

NEC in the News: New England College Squeezed by a Record Incoming Class – Which Is a Good Thing.

August 28, 2017

Posted in NEC In the News

The Concord Monitor featured New England College Squeezed by a Record Incoming Class – Which Is a Good Thing. The long-range growth plan at New England College got more of a boost this year than many expected, with the largest-ever incoming class forcing the Henniker school to turn some offices into dorms. More than 490 Read More

New England College Welcomes Largest Incoming Class in Its History

August 24, 2017

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Nearly 500 first-year students arrive at Henniker campus – the most diverse group of students attending any New Hampshire college or university. Three months after New England College celebrated the largest graduating class in its 70-year history, the College will welcome the largest incoming class ever. More than 490 new students begin class on New Read More

NEC in the News: Small Private Colleges Can Survive

August 23, 2017

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The New England Journal of Higher Education featured “Small Private Colleges Can Survive” by NEC President Michele Perkins. With high school populations declining throughout New England and in several other regions of the U.S., higher education experts have predicted that many small private colleges will face closure in the decade ahead. Michele Perkins, President of Read More