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Hecker Talks to MPBN About Older, Nontraditional Students

Jeffrey Hecker, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Maine, was interviewed by the Maine Public Broadcasting Network for an article on Maine’s aging population and the possible negative effects it has on the state’s economy. Hecker spoke about the opportunity to harness the older population’s brain power as the enrollment of traditional students declines by looking at the group’s educational needs and making them accessible.

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