The Week in Admissions News

Uncomfortable men; DeVos and degrees; FAFSA goes mobile; a plan to reform undergraduate education.

December 4, 2017
 

Here are links to coverage of admissions issues in Inside Higher Ed over the last week:

  • Texas officials worry about men who feel uncomfortable on campus, but some question whether this should be seen as a state priority when sexism against women remains so dominant.
  • Education secretary calls for more emphasis on work-force training. Many experts -- including those focused on careers -- say general education matters more than she suggests.
  • Education Department plans a new platform aimed at smoothing applications for student aid and helping borrowers manage loan payments. But Congress must act to remove the most serious obstacles to completion of the FAFSA.
  • Major study by American Academy of Arts and Sciences seeks change in curriculum and assessment, commitment to funding public higher education, new ideas about the faculty role, and more.

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