Huddleston http://nhpr.org en UNH President Mark Huddleston: College Affordability, Debt, & What's New At UNH http://nhpr.org/post/unh-president-mark-huddleston-college-affordability-debt-whats-new-unh <p>As another academic year closes, our guest today, University of New Hampshire President Mark Huddleston, can look back at a year that was a little easier than 2011, when the legislature cut appropriations to higher education in half.&nbsp; Now, with some of that money restored, tuition was frozen for a time, while other initiatives (many bolstered by private money) moved ahead.&nbsp;&nbsp; In January, UNH and Franklin Pierce law center made it official, and now there’s “UNH Law School” in Concord.&nbsp; In April, a new school of business and economics opened on the Durham campus, and planni Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 49553 at http://nhpr.org UNH President Mark Huddleston: College Affordability, Debt, & What's New At UNH UNH Manchester Rebranding To Boost Enrollment http://nhpr.org/post/unh-manchester-rebranding-boost-enrollment <p>At a recent cookout behind the red-brick mill building that houses UNH Manchester, senior Derek Burkhardt describes what’s been an eight-year run to get his bachelor’s.</p><p><em>“I actually attended UNH Manchester right out of high school,”</em> says Burkhardt.<em> “But I took some time off in between school to save up some money to be able to afford school, but also to join AmeriCorps. So once I was done with that I came back to continue my education.”</em></p><p>Like many students here Burkhardt says he chose UNH Manchester because that’s where he lives.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Ryan Lessard 48184 at http://nhpr.org UNH Manchester Rebranding To Boost Enrollment UNH President Highlights Push For Restored Funding http://nhpr.org/post/unh-president-highlights-push-restored-funding <p>UNH President Mark Huddleston <a href="http://www.unh.edu/news/releases/2012/oct/jr11state.cfm">delivered </a>his State of the University address, Thursday.&nbsp;He used the speech to reiterate his call to restore the cuts to the State University funding.</p><p>In exchange for restoring the state’s nearly $50 million dollar cut from the university system Huddleston again pledged to freeze tuition for two years and increase student grants and scholarships to students.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:33:57 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 14615 at http://nhpr.org UNH President Highlights Push For Restored Funding