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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.

Surveys

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

Booklets

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

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Wednesday, June 17, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

Support for this valuable resource was provided by D2L.

Archive

November 3, 2005
U.S. Supreme Court upheld it in 2003, but state appeals court approves initiative for next year's ballots.
November 3, 2005
Don’t tell that to administrators at the numerous colleges that have opened or are contemplating new ones.
November 2, 2005
Everyone agrees that college admissions is becoming an electronic process, but is that a good thing?
October 31, 2005
At College Board annual meeting, educators seek ways to reach new groups of potential students -- and realize it's not easy.
October 26, 2005
Applications are up and enrollments are setting records, but not for black students.
October 17, 2005

Blue Mountain College announced last week that it would admit men to all of its programs, starting in January.

The Mississippi college was founded in 1873 as a women's institution, but since 1956, it has admitted men as students if they are preparing for the ministry or are enrolled in non-degree programs. Blue Mountain is run by the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

October 10, 2005
Following a large drop in admitting black freshmen, U. of Kentucky changes its admissions procedures to emphasize diversity.
October 10, 2005
Study of high school seniors shows they have high aspirations -- but not the math skills to match.  
October 4, 2005
U.S. Supreme Court declines to consider challenge to admissions policy at the university's law school, 8 years after it was filed.
September 30, 2005
Study also finds slight increases in share of degrees going to women and minority students.

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