Pit Stop #51: Ralston College

Today, one reads story after story of colleges closing, but rarely if ever do we hear about new institutions of higher education starting up. Part of the reason that’s such […]

Pit Stop #50: Massachusetts School of Law

My own three years of law school weren’t exactly a picnic. I lived in a tiny, dark studio apartment, my girlfriend broke up with me, and I gained twenty pounds […]

Pit Stop #49: Roger Williams University

It’s always a treat to revisit the great, but not-so-large, state of Rhode Island. I grew up in Delaware, a state with a similar reputation for its grand quality and […]

Pit Stop #48: Salve Regina University

On the heels of visiting St. Michael’s College in Vermont, I traveled south to another of NECHE’s liberal arts campuses, Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. One couldn’t ask […]

Pit Stop #47: St. Michael’s College

I haven’t been on the road with NECHE since we visited the African Leadership University, so I welcomed the chance to make the drive north to visit St. Michael’s College […]

Pit Stop #46: African Leadership College

(If you haven’t read my last African Leadership University blog, please do that first.) As I shared there, African Leadership University in Rwanda and African Leadership College in Mauritius are both […]

Pit Stop #45: African Leadership University

I have worked in Higher Education for more than thirty years and have been exposed to hundreds of colleges, but I can honestly say I’ve never witnessed anything like the African […]

Pit Stop #44: Montserrat College of Art

After our first “real” and downright spectacular Fourth of July weekend in Marblehead, I decided to stick close to home and head up the road to visit Montserrat College of Art. […]

Pit Stop #43: Bennington College

What do Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, and Bennington, Vermont have in common? Not a whole lot …except that each is home to an institution of higher education with a […]

Pit Stop #42: Sampoerna University

One of the things I particularly value in our NECHE members– and those institutions seeking to become members — is the incredible diversity of our group. And a trip like the one I’m now taking to the other side […]