Higher Education

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About MTA Higher Education
The MTA represents approximately 18,000 higher education members. They work on the Amherst, Boston and Lowell campuses of the University of Massachusetts system, at nine state universities, and at 15 community colleges. Members include faculty, part-time and continuing education faculty, administrators, librarians and support staff.

Higher Education Leadership Council
The Higher Education Leadership Council, which is best known as HELC, is an MTA network made up of MTA higher education local association presidents and Board members.

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