Originally founded as the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1866, today the University of New Hampshire offers a variety of research opportunities and academic programs and is one of the nation’s only land, sea, and space grant institutions. With almost 15,000 students enrolled, the University of New Hampshire is the largest institution of higher learning in the state.
The University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics offers a variety of programs that include economics, entrepreneurship, and management, with business administration being the most popular bachelor's degree program. The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics recently initiated a manager development program. The two-day workshop teaches participants strategies to be more effective managers. Participants learn strategies in communication, conflict resolution, and motivation that could make a big difference in today's workplace.