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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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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

December 12, 2005

It's far from clear, at this relatively early stage, whether the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education will go the legislative route to pursue whatever changes its members desire. But if the panel chooses to do so, it will almost certainly need the help of U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the former U.S. education secretary and University of Tennessee president who heads the Senate's education subcommittee. 

December 8, 2005
Low income, high performing students are plentiful enough that selective colleges should be able to admit more of them, study finds.
December 5, 2005
City U. of New York starts ambitious effort to deal with one of higher ed's most vexing demographic challenges.
December 5, 2005
Despite comments that enraged many alumni, Richmond president keeps his job.
December 1, 2005

For as long as there have been National Collegiate Athletic Association rules, there have been athletes desperate enough to compete, and colleges desperate enough to win, hunting for ways around the regulations. In no realm is the rule breaking more damaging to the integrity of higher education than in the association's academic rules, which now find themselves susceptible again.

November 30, 2005
Most students who fled New Orleans say they will return, but some colleges that admitted them temporarily are letting them stay.
November 16, 2005
The biggest campuses -- those in the 50,000 student range -- are self-conscious about their size.
November 9, 2005
U. of Washington will give every single application a full look, from grades to socioeconomic background.
November 8, 2005
Medical schools' technical standards complicate the legal picture for the institutions and students alike.
November 3, 2005
Students' need for remediation is a major driver of institutions' (and families') costs, and a target for policy makers.

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