President Aoun talks with a group of students

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Let's Get Engaged
In an op-ed in Real Clear Education, President Joseph E. Aoun notes a new Gallup-Purdue University report indicating that most college graduates in the U.S. aren't "engaged" in their employment. The report suggests institutions consider integrating classroom learning with real-world experience - which President Aoun explains is the backbone of Northeastern's signature co-op model.

Rating (and Berating) the Ratings
Inside Higher Ed reported on President Aoun's response to the Obama administration's proposed rating system, in which he urged a focus on post-graduation success and stressed the importance of developing a sophisticated method to evaluate success. President Aoun emphasized that outcome measures must be broadened beyond graduation rates to consider how colleges are preparing students for long-term career success.

To Meet President Obama’s Jobs Goal, Involve All Colleges
In an op-ed in Bloomberg Businessweek, President Joseph E. Aoun said that all colleges and universities will need to be involved to ensure the success of a new Obama administration push to train Americans for the job skills they need and match them to the good jobs that need to be filled.

NU president urges military to resume tuition aid
The Boston Globe wrote an article on President Aoun's letter to the Department of Defense urging for the restoration of military tuition assistance for active duty service members. 

Marathon first responders honored at Commencement
At Northeastern’s undergraduate Commencement ceremony, the university celebrated the Class of 2013 and presented an honorary degree to the first responders and law enforcement who selflessly sprung into action following the Boston Marathon bombings.