Northeastern University Coming to Region

The Seattle Times reported that Boston based Northeastern University has plans to open a Seattle campus in 2012. The campus will likely focus on graduate and professional programs in fields such as technology, science and health. One of the reasons that Northeastern University is opening a Seattle campus is the gap between employer needs here and the graduates coming out of local institutions. “The employer community can’t find the talented workforce based on the number of graduates coming out of the existing institutions,” said Sean Gallagher, Northeastern’s senior strategist and market development officer. (Read more)

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