Educational Institutions

University System of New Hampshire

  • Durham, NH
  • www.usnh.edu

Mission Statement

Through our four institutions, the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth State University, Keene State College, and Granite State College, the mission of the University System of New Hampshire is as follows: To provide higher education programs and services to citizens of New Hampshire; deliver programs and services of excellence; enroll a diverse student population to enhance educational experience; engage in research that contributes to the welfare of humanity; and serve as a resource of professional expertise.

Main Programs

  1. Development and Fundraising
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The four institutions that comprise the University System of New Hampshire, Keene State College, Granite State College, Plymouth State University, and the University of New Hampshire attract the majority of their students from New Hampshire, but also attract a substantial number of students from other states.  The vast majoity come from New England, but many other states are represented as well.

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer since 2009

Self-reported

Edward MacKay

Keywords

Self-reported

University of New Hampshire, Keene State College, Granite State College, Plymouth State University

EIN

02-6000937

 Number

1098366381

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is an arm of a state or local government.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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The USNH institutions, the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth State University, Keene State College, and Granite State College, enrolled more than 31,000 students in the fall of 2009.  On average, USNH institutions award more than half of all bachelors' degrees in New Hampshire and more than 70% of the degrees in education, engineering, and liberal arts and science.  The four institutions have a major economic impact on their communities and across the state.  A 2009 study estimated this impact at $2 billion a year.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Development and Fundraising

Development and fundraising is managed at the institution level.  The institutional contacts are as follows:

 

University of New Hampshire Foundation: 1-800-738-7426, www.foundation.unh.edu(http://www.foundation.unh.edu)

 

Keene State College Development Office: 603-358-2372

www.keene.edu/development(http://www.keene.edu/development)

 

Plymouth State University Advancement Office: 800-772-2620

www.plymouth.edu/development(http://www.plymouth.edu/development)

 

Granite State College: 888-228-3000

www.granite.edu(http://www.granite.edu)

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The four institutions that comprise the University System of New Hampshire, Keene State College, Granite State College, Plymouth State University, and the University of New Hampshire attract the majority of their students from New Hampshire, but also attract a substantial number of students from other states.  The vast majoity come from New England, but many other states are represented as well.

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Operations

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University System of New Hampshire

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Edward MacKay

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Edward Dupont

No affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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