USNH http://nhpr.org en More Students Choose Community College Transfer En Route To Bachelor's Degree http://nhpr.org/post/more-students-choose-community-college-transfer-en-route-bachelors-degree <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Twenty-six thousand dollars. That’s about how much students can save by going to a community college for two years, then transferring to a four-year school. Not including financial aid or room and meals.</p><p>Those $26 thousand dollars are changing the plans of more and more students in New Hampshire. And that’s good news for students, and possibly for the University System at large.</p><p></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pragmatic Decisions</span></strong></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:57:06 +0000 Emily Corwin 39647 at http://nhpr.org More Students Choose Community College Transfer En Route To Bachelor's Degree New Hampshire’s University System Chancellor Ed Mackay http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshire-s-university-system-chancellor-ed-mackay <p>After more than three decades working in higher public education, New Hampshire University System Chancellor Ed Mckay is stepping down this week. We’re talking to him about challenge during his term, as well as what awaits his successor.</p><p></p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Ed MacKay</strong> - Chancellor of the University System of New Hampshire. Previously, he served in the office for 30 years - as vice chancellor, treasurer, and in senior capacities in budgeting and financial planning.</li></ul><p></p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 22692 at http://nhpr.org New Hampshire’s University System Chancellor Ed Mackay University System Asks Budget Writers For $100 Million http://nhpr.org/post/university-system-asks-budget-writers-100-million <p>The University System of New Hampshire is asking lawmakers for $100 million dollars in annual state funding.</p><p>That’s more than twice what they were given in the previous budget.</p><p>Heads of the various state departments, and the presidents of the state’s universities went before budget writers today to present their initial requests for state funds.</p><p>Chancellor of the University System, Ed McKay, says he is cautiously optimistic that governor elect Maggie Hassan will make restoring the cuts from the last budget a priority.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 22:59:41 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 17470 at http://nhpr.org University System Asks Budget Writers For $100 Million