Dr. Bruce Poulton (1975-1983)

  • The extension studies center in Manchester was elevated to status as a commuter-student institution providing two-year degree programs. The UNH Merrimack Valley Branch became Merrimack Valley College, a free-standing institution-like the School for Continuing Studies.
  • The School for Continuing Studies became the School for Lifelong Learning—in 1981 SLL received formal accreditation of their degree programs.
  • Strong efforts were made to achieve better academic programming coordination and cooperation among the campuses.