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SNHU: A Great Place to Work Eleven Years Running

Posted on August 2, 2018

Eleven years ago, Southern New Hampshire University was named for the first time a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. As you can imagine, or remember, it was a very proud moment for the SNHU community. Last month, The Chronicle announced that SNHU made the list once again, making us […]

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SNHU Welcomes New Board Members

Posted on October 13, 2017

Today, I’m thrilled to welcome three new Trustees to the SNHU community, who join us with diverse backgrounds and skill sets.  We knew we had key gaps to fill, needing an experienced attorney on the Board, someone with government experience, and someone with deep background in finance and investments. Last fall, I also shared with […]

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Senate Recognition of our National Champions

Posted on December 11, 2013

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2013 CONTACT: Liz Kenigsberg (Shaheen) – (202) 224-5553 Liz Johnson (Ayotte) – (202) 224-3324   SHAHEEN, AYOTTE INTRODUCE RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY MEN’S SOCCER TEAM (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) have introduced a Senate Resolution congratulating […]

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Most Innovative Companies List

Posted on February 15, 2012

My memo to our campus community: The 12th most innovative company in the world? That’s what Fast Company said of us in its recent listing of the “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.” There we are with huge global brands like Apple (#1), Facebook (#2), Google (#3), HBO (#11) and Tesla Motors (#13), at the top […]

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Conference in Istanbul

Posted on November 1, 2011

Istanbul remains one of my favorite cities anywhere in the world.  After seeing Pat off to fend for herself in snowy, darkened NH after a glorious week’s vacation in Sicily, I headed to Istanbul for a series of meetings to prepare for an exciting conference SNHU will be hosting here in June 2012.  In co-sponsorship […]

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Gnomey lives!

Posted on July 1, 2011

There has been some newfound hope for the fate of Gnomey. Please see: http://www.facebook.com/#!/GnomeyManus and do all you can.

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Photo Challenge

Posted on April 22, 2011

I am really excited about our Day in the Life photo context coming up this Tuesday. The idea is to chronicle one day in the life of the university, midnight to midnight on the 26th.  We’ll review all of the submissions and offer good cash prizes for the top photos and we will use those […]

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Krakow–Part I

Posted on January 14, 2011

We just wrapped up two days in Krakow, a wonderful medieval city that remains the cultural and intellectual capital of Poland. Everything revolves around the Old Town and it’s Main Market Square, going back to the 13th Century. The square, like almost of the old town, is lovingly restored and prosperous (especially if a Hard […]

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A gnome gone astray

Posted on November 11, 2010

Many of you know Alex Manus, our erstwhile and polyglot Romanian doctoral student working in COCE.  Alex has many virtues, but one enormous moral shortcoming.  He is, alas, a Yankees fan.  He attended his first Yankees game earlier this fall and purchased a Yankees gnome for his desk. Sadly, at least from his perspective, the […]

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With friends like these…

Posted on August 31, 2009

The Chronicle of Higher Education ran a story and picture of me on its front page today (http://chronicle.com/article/A-College-President-Breaks/48202/).   The story describes a dinner I hosted for people who I thought might disagree with me on the direction of the university or various decisions or maybe just plain didn’t like me.  The dinner was valuable andI learned […]

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