Admissions

Admissions
Jun 05, 2020
Incoming and current college students are being reported to their universities for racist speech on social media related to national discussions on police brutality and racial injustice.

Surveys

Record numbers were concerned about filling their classes and expect enrollment to decline. Most who went test optional expect to stay that way.

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Archive

June 5, 2020

Incoming and current college students are being reported to their universities for racist speech on social media related to national discussions on police brutality and racial injustice.

May 1, 2020

With hundreds of colleges extending their deposit deadlines due to the pandemic, May 1 means less than ever this year.

February 4, 2020

The University of California's Academic Senate declines to endorse test-optional admissions policies for the system.

November 12, 2019

The lesson of the recent case at Harvard University is that colleges and universities must do more to fully recognize their students as whole people, writes Margaret M. Chin.

October 8, 2019

New graduate school enrollments continue to fall among international students, but underrepresented U.S. minority enrollments are way up.

July 3, 2019

Several characterizations of the wealthy in his writings seem especially relevant to the ongoing admissions scandal, Mike Martin observes.

March 22, 2019

We should trade outrage and disgust for promise and opportunity, argues Rick Dalton.

March 20, 2019

Arts and sciences faculty vote overwhelmingly to condemn university's response to discovery that two admissions leaders -- while students in the 1980s -- posed in front of Confederate flags.

March 18, 2019

Ramping up scrutiny of their admissions practices could threaten selective colleges' fund-raising efforts -- but the risks of not doing so are much greater, writes Ryan Craig.

March 15, 2019

The current admissions scandal is a reminder of the dangers of elitism in higher education that assumes limited role for nonelite institutions, writes Seamus Carey.

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