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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

May 9, 2016

Education Department urges colleges to rethink whether they should ask applicants about criminal and disciplinary records -- and to be more nuanced when they do so.

April 28, 2016

Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.

April 26, 2016

Two national applications will offer applicants the chance to move past the traditional gender binary in classifying themselves.

April 20, 2016

A few dozen members of the coalition of leading colleges that plans to reform college admissions with a new application system this summer don't plan to use it for the next year.

April 18, 2016

Grinnell severs ties with a well-respected organization that sends groups of low-income and minority students to elite colleges. Many on campus are unhappy about the move.

March 30, 2016

State auditor says system campuses cut admissions standards in ways that shifted slots to out-of-staters. University fires back with analysis that says budget cuts forced its hand.

March 7, 2016

The redesigned test arrives, amid relative calm among test takers. But not all students seem fully aware of the much publicized changes.

February 8, 2016

Goucher says students admitted on the basis of a short film did better academically than those who applied in traditional ways. But is sample large enough to be meaningful?

February 3, 2016

Experts see move as one sign of increased interest by highly competitive colleges in transfers.

January 28, 2016

NYU asks Common Application if it can demonstrate the value of asking applicants about their criminal or disciplinary records. If there is no proof, does that change the debate?

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