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The New Look of Boston’s Higher Education Institutions

In a time of major upheaval, what does the future hold for higher learning in Boston? Five hometown college and university leaders peer into their crystal ball—and what they see might surprise you.


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Want a Better Shot at Getting into UMass-Amherst?

Move to Connecticut.

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Here’s How to Go to UMass Boston for Free

One local CEO wants to pay students’ tuition and offer them post-grad employment.

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TBT: Mass. Becomes the First State to Make Kids Go to School

Compulsory education laws are now on the books across the country.

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UMass’s Mount Ida Headache Isn’t Going Away

The faculty at UMass Boston have “no confidence” in the university system’s leaders.

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Fourteen Students Have Been Accused of Vandalizing Arlington High School

Anti-gay slurs and a swastika were found outside the school last week.

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The Confusing MIT Court Decision, Explained

Here’s what a ruling on a student suicide means for higher education.

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Boston College Will Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

The school initially said it was against its policy to do so.

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Bill Gates Wishes He’d Been More “Sociable” at Harvard

It worked out just fine for him anyway.

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NEC Honors Coretta Scott King with New Statue

The bronze bust memorializes the civil rights icon, an NEC alum.

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The Justice Department Is Looking into Admissions at Several New England Schools

The government is probing Amherst, Williams, Tufts, and others.

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Everyone is Mad at Mount Ida College

Gov. Charlie Baker joined the chorus of critics of the school’s recent sale to UMass Amherst.

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Mass. Students’ Test Scores Are the Best in the Nation

Way to go!

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Michael Cohen Allegedly Threatened a Harvard Student

The lawyer was not pleased after the campus humor magazine pranked then-candidate Donald Trump.

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Brandeis Fires Men’s Basketball Coach after Accusations of Racism

Students said he was biased and made offensive comments.

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