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03/27/2014

The National Association of System Heads (NASH) today released the results of a study of the institutional research (IR) function among public university systems and the colleges and universities that comprise...

03/19/2014

The California State University (CSU) system, known for its commitment to increasing graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), received a $4.6 million grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust on Monday, according to the CSU ...

01/16/2014

The University of Texas is the first system of higher education in the nation to launch an interactive website that provides salary and debt statistics of actual students one year and five years after graduation.

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01/16/2014

On January 16, the President and First Lady convened a summit at the White House with a focus on increasing college opportunity.  A prevailing theme of the summit was to increase access to higher education using promises...

01/15/2014

The State University of New York (SUNY) launched its “Open SUNY” platform during its State of SUNY Address on Tuesday.  “Open SUNY,” is a part of the system’s virtual expansion, through which 8 online degree programs at 6 campuses will be available to students. 

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12/17/2013

NASH and Sightlines have agreed to work together to advance system-level capacity for improvements in facilities financing for public higher education. Sightlines is a national consulting group with unique experience and capacity in measurement, benchmarking and analysis of capital investment and facilities operations in higher education. The...

12/17/2013

In August, while visiting SUNY Bufalo, President Obama proposed a college rating system centered around college access, affordability, and outcomes.  

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12/03/2013

Together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Postsecondary Success Team, NASH recently hosted a small group of University System Heads to discuss the unique potential of  harnessing the power of systems to leverage change in higher education. The purpose of the meeting was three-fold:

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08/22/2013

On August 22, President Obama spoke before thousands about the need to ensure college affordability for all students. During his speech at the SUNY campus, the President emphasized that higher education was “the best ticket to upward mobility” and that for some, such an opportunity is becoming close to unattainable. The president outlined a...

07/25/2013

In their most recent analysis, the Education Trust finds encouraging news about black and latino four-year undergraduate enrollments. The report, which employs new data reported to the U.S. Department of Education, identifies leaders and laggards in closing achievement gaps. Access the full report here:

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