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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.

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Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

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"Enrollment Concerns" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy here, free.

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June 9, 2006
Glossy fashion spreads, contracts with reality shows, and intense teen promotions have increased interest in the university, but can glitz get you more applicants?
June 6, 2006
In 2 states that can't use race in admissions, Florida creates new grant program and UCLA faces "crisis."
May 31, 2006
Study finds surprising correlations between certain extracurricular activities and college admissions -- and Bourdieu may have provided explanations.
May 30, 2006
Community colleges find that intense programs make a difference on retention and academic performance -- particularly for minority students.
May 26, 2006
More liberal arts colleges do away with test requirements; institutions that did so last year see big gains in numbers and diversity.
May 23, 2006
Sagging enrollment prompts changes in the college's co-op curriculum to emphasize group learning and speed up graduation.
May 18, 2006
Tragic murder sets off lawsuit and debate over who is responsible for protecting students from criminals.
May 10, 2006
Colleges are angered to be told by new college guide that if they don't take out ads, they will get blank pages.
May 5, 2006

For years, education experts have been saying that community colleges offer an underutilized path in higher education. States spend less money per student there and tuition is much lower. The institutions' emphasis on teaching and on recruiting low-income and minority students means that they reach and graduate many students overlooked by flagships or who can't afford them. While many efforts in recent years have tried to ease transfer from two- to four-year institutions, elite colleges haven't always been part of the equation.

May 3, 2006
College Board investigates what it calls small decline in scores, but larger gaps at some institutions raise questions.

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