Shari Robinson, director of Psychological and Counseling Services, will serve as the interim dean of students. The dean of students position will be posted as soon as possible with hopes of filling the role by end of the semester.
I’m perched in Banner Mt. Lookout sixty feet above the ground. Five miles to the west, the Jones Fire tears through brush and timber. Smoke billows up thick and white, then a bruised purple-brown as it drifts south over the ridges to Grass Valley. Wind shakes the tower. I feel helpless. There’s not much a lookout can do once a fire is burning. Everyone knows where it is.
The New Hampshire Commission to Study School Funding – working with the Carsey School of Public Policy – recently released a report that shows that New Hampshire’s current system for funding schools “may not be working for large segments of students and taxpayers". The commission and members of the Carsey School will examine the report as well as possibilities for more equitable school funding. The commission plans to release its final report later in the year.
According to a study by Ken Johnson, Dante Scala, and Andrew Smith, migrants into New Hampshire and those turning 18 in the past four years represent 230,000 potential new voters, or about 20% of those eligible to vote in 2020. Their research was recently cited in an article in the Hastings Tribune.
UNH Manchester has been named a 2021 “Hidden Gem in the New England Region” and "Urban Hidden Gem" by College Raptor, a leading college planning platform.
As we move through the fall 2020 semester, we want to remind you of two resources to support you, whether you are on campus or remote.
There have been a number of recent changes in the Office Business Affairs. Paul Roberts, director of Print and Mail Services, and Dirk Timmons, director of Transportation Services, have retired.