Whitepapers

Whitepapers

NH’s Community Colleges: Overview of Tuition and Plans for Financial Resource Allocation and Shared Services Accounting 
The purpose of this document is to outline changes the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) is making in three key areas: tuition, internal allocation of state funding, and shared services between the seven community colleges. These three areas are key to our ongoing work on financial sustainability and reflect strategic priorities directed by the... Read on

65 By 25: Achieving Economic Prosperity Through Post-Secondary Education 
According to projections by researchers at Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 68 percent of jobs in New Hampshire will require educational attainment beyond high school by 2020. However, present trajectories indicate that far less than 68 percent of New Hampshire’s workforce will reach that educational bar if the state does act to make it happen... Read on

An Economic Impact Study
The Community College System of New Hampshire has a significant economic impact within the state. This impact can be seen both through traditional valuations related to employment and institutional expenditures, as well as through the effect of a population with greater postsecondary education and skills that support economic growth... Read on

The Two New Hampshires - What does it mean?
There has been significant mention in studies and reports of “Two New Hampshires,” differing from one another in demographic and economic indicators. New Hampshire’s southeastern counties are economically linked to the Boston metropolitan area because of proximity, shared labor market, and industry connections. The more rural northern... Read on