NHCUC Mission • The mission of the New Hampshire College & University Council is the advancement of private/public higher education in New Hampshire. • The Council accomplishes its mission by: • Strengthening our member institutions through collaborative programs • Offering professional development opportunities for faculty and administrators • Promoting awareness and understanding of higher education in New Hampshire • Providing a forum for discussion of vital issues in higher education among member institutions. • Approved 1/26/93 .
Annual Programs Professional Development Information Sharing New Initiatives Standing Committees
NHCUCBoard of Directors Presidential Collaboration • Re-Authorization • Inter-institutional Cooperation • Provide a united face for NH Higher Education • State House presence • Resource to policy makers • Incentive Grant Program/Scholarships • Unique Savings Plan (529)
NHCUCAcademic Affairs Committee • Annual Fall Conference • National level higher education speakers providing low-cost professional development opportunities for 250 faculty members annually. • Previous Speakers: Parker Palmer, The Heart of a Teacher • Robert Putnam, The Engaged Campus • Richard Light, Assessment and the Student Experience • Andrea Leskes, Greater Expectations SAVE THE DATE! 2005 Conference CAMPUS LEARNING COMMUNITIES: …THE EMERGING (AND HIDDEN) CULTURAL CONTEXT Friday, November 4, 2005 at Daniel Webster College Presenter: Dr. Robert A. Ibarra, a nationally recognized higher education leader, author of Beyond Affirmative Action: Reframing the Context of Higher Education, and special assistant to the President of the University of New Mexico.
more…Academic Affairs Committee Teaching & Learning Colloquia“ED”ies Award 2005* Annually since 2000 Outstanding HE Faculty Five workshops/year * Dr. Phyllis S. Zrzavy, Franklin Pierce College At no cost to faculty Dr. Patricia Spirou, Southern NH University Various campus locations Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Daniel Webster College NHCUC faculty presenters NHCUC/NHHEAF $500 Scholar Awards Sara Booth, Rivier College Edith Murphy, Rivier College Wayne Brock, Franklin Pierce College Ann Riggs, Rivier College Eve Fogarty, Southern NH Univ. Ryan Walther, Franklin Pierce College Amelia Manning, Southern NH Univ. Phyllis Zrzavy, Franklin Pierce College
AdmissionCommittee New Hampshire your destination for higher education visitnhcolleges.org • Collaborative Admission Poster • Mailed with tour brochures • to over 3,000 high schools • 9.6% return on 2004 tour response card • Poster on web site • with links to member colleges
more… NHCUCAdmission Directors Committee • Annual High School Guidance Counselor Tours • Invitations (poster and tour brochure) to over 3,000 high schools in the Northeast. • 68 counselors participated in 2004 tours • Cost per counselor only $454 ($41 per campus visit) • Consistently positive evaluations
NHCUCCareer Advisor Committee PUZZLED BY YOUR FUTURE? PUT THE PIECES TOGETHER AT JOBFAIR! March 2005 76 EMPLOYERS 320 STUDENTS
NHCUCLibraries Committee • Shared Collections • Interlibrary Delivery System • Joint Purchasing – Working Group • 2004 - Over $ 625,000 in database purchases • Professional Development • Library Leadership & Professional Development Seminar • May 23, 2005 at NHCUC Conference Center • Todd Trevorrow Commemorative Series for Managing Knowledge in a Digital Era • Six workshops focusing on “best practices over two years funded by a grant • from the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance foundation
NHCUCStudent Exchange and Tuition Remission • Student Exchange • Coordinate program • Served 53 students from 8 reporting institutions in 2003/04 • Tuition Remission • Seven participating institutions • 74 students participated in 2003/04 • Popular benefit for faculty and staff
NHCUCNetworkingSurveys list-servesinfo exchangeproblem-solving Annual Legal Seminar IT Director Meetings PR Director Meetings CFO Meetings Annual Full-time Faculty Annual Benefits Annual Adjunct Faculty Information Commencement Dates and Programs
NHACE Building K-12 Partnerships for Civic Engagement • Student Summit on May 7, 2005 at Franklin Pierce College, Manchester • Legislative Breakfast on May 25, 2005 at Tuck Library, Concord • New Hampshire Defines Civic Engagement video
NHCUCLatino Initiative • Statewide Latino Initiative (Self-funded) • Monthly Hispanic Networking Meetings • Latino Festival (co-sponsor each August: 3,000 participants) • Access to higher education opportunities (scholarships) • Building Community Partnerships • - Manchester Boys and Girls Club, Nashua Boys and Girls Club • - Latin American Center, Manchester School District • - Manchester High School – Central, Nashua High School • Annual Latino Student Convention (300 students) • Family Night (follow-up for parents) • NH IDA Latino College Readiness Program (Community Loan Fund)
NHCUCPartnerships BIA (Business & Industry Assn.) – NEC (New England Council) – GMCC (Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce) – ACL (Association of Consortium Leaders)