February 17, 2007
From: Thomas R. Horgan, President
Antioch University New England Joins
New Hampshire College & University Council
Concord, NH â€“ The New Hampshire College & University Council (NHCUC) is pleased to announce the addition of Antioch University New England, Keene, NH, as the newest member of the NHCUC. Antioch University New England has accepted an invitation to join the NHCUC as an affiliate member. Dr. David Caruso, President of Antioch University New England, also joins the NHCUC Board of Directors.
The NHCUC is a statewide higher education consortium of public and private, not-for-profit, colleges and universities in New Hampshire working together to enhance operating efficiencies and promote cooperation among member institutions. NHCUC activities include hosting one of the largest job fairs north of Boston for graduating students and alumnae, sharing library resources among member institutions, working collectively in joint admission efforts, providing outreach programs to the Latino community and other underrepresented populations, and presenting professional development programs for faculty and staff. The NHCUC was founded in 1966 and is celebrating its forty-first year of commitment through collaboration.
“Membership in the New Hampshire College and University Council is a wonderful opportunity for Antioch University New England to join with the other colleges and universities throughout the state in cooperative efforts to strengthen the higher education sector for students and faculty,” said David Caruso, President of Antioch University New England. “At Antioch we have a strong tradition of building partnerships and supporting community. We are particularly looking forward to building stronger relationships with each of the NHCUC member institutions.”
Thomas R. Horgan, President and CEO of the NHCUC said, “The NHCUC is excited to have the opportunity to work with and to serve the Antioch University New England community. They will bring important value to our collaborative efforts and, as with all our member institutions, it will be a mutually beneficial association.”
Commenting on Antioch University New England joining the NHCUC, Fr. Jonathan DeFelice, President of Saint Anselm College and Chair of the NHCUC Board said, “New Hampshire’s diverse higher education institutions are educating the engaged citizens and highly skilled workers of tomorrow. The higher education sector in New Hampshire is a $4.6 billion industry and we welcome Antioch University New England’s active participation in our collective efforts through the NHCUC.”
In addition to Antioch University New England, NHCUC member institutions include: Chester College of New England, Colby-Sawyer College, Daniel Webster College, Dartmouth College, Franklin Pierce College, Granite State College, Keene State College, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences-Manchester, New England College, New Hampshire Community Technical College System, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Plymouth State University, Rivier College, Saint Anselm College, Southern New Hampshire University, and the University of New Hampshire.
For more information on the NHCUC and its members visit the NHCUC web site.