President Aoun cautions about federal rating system, proposes innovative metrics to measure outcomes

As the White House pre­pares its frame­work for a new col­lege rat­ings system, Pres­i­dent Aoun pro­posed a series of crit­ical value-​​added indi­ca­tors for uni­ver­si­ties to help fam­i­lies have access to more reli­able and trans­parent infor­ma­tion for mea­suring stu­dents’ career and per­sonal success.

Northeastern launching innovative effort to increase STEM-​​degree attainment

Bol­stered by nearly $9 mil­lion in gov­ern­ment and phil­an­thropic funding, North­eastern University’s Lowell Insti­tute School will become the first-​​in-​​the-​​nation school focused on degree com­ple­tion pro­grams in sci­ence, tech­nology, engi­neering, and math for non-​​traditional students.

Northeastern convenes financial aid meeting in Washington

Con­tin­uing his lead­er­ship on national higher edu­ca­tion issues, Pres­i­dent Aoun meets with fed­eral edu­ca­tion offi­cials to dis­cuss fate of Perkins Loan Program