The Week in Admissions News

Admissions and race, a governor’s complaint, college-going rates, challenges for the liberal arts.

September 18, 2017

Here is a roundup of admissions news from Inside Higher Ed in the last week:

  • At annual meeting of National Association for College Admission Counseling, attendees are encouraged to think about whether the admissions field is as committed to diversity as many think.
  • Kentucky governor sets off debate -- and nettles some professors -- by suggesting eliminating programs that don't prepare students for good-paying jobs.
  • Ambitious college-completion goals set by the Obama administration and the Lumina Foundation are unlikely to be met, according to a new analysis from Educational Testing Service.
  • New survey points to challenges for liberal arts colleges.


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