Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Donate today to support the journalism you rely on!

Innovation In Higher Education

In an era of soaring tuition and student debt, colleges and universities are looking for new ways to pursue affordability and flexibility – offering everything from online courses to three-year degrees.  We’ll talk with some at the forefront of this trend and explore some of the questions being raised about these approaches.


  • Goldie Blumenstyk – senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education.
  • Daniel Hurley – Director of State Relations and Policy Analysis for the American Association of State Colleges & Universities.
  • Paul Leblanc – President of Southern New Hampshire University, which recently received federal approval for a competency-based education program  


  • Mark Watman- Vice President for Academic Affairs at New England College
Related Content

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.