09 octobre 2017

A Look in the Mirror

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Racism hurts students throughout the college admissions process, leading scholar tells meeting of admissions counselors. More...

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Fee for Honors

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Arizona State’s honors college fee, currently at $1,500 per year, has enabled explosive growth, leaders say. Critics worry about dissuading poor students from enrolling, but others say public institutions need new sources of revenue and ways to offer value to top students. More...

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New Guidance for Trustees on Free Speech Issues

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges has issued a new white paper with guidelines to help leaders with the difficult issues of free speech and expression. More...

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Prior-Prior’s Payoff

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Changes made last year to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid led to new behaviors both intended and unintended by students and colleges and universities, according to survey results and other data presented at a Friday session during the National Association for College Admission Counseling's national conference. More...

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More Than Cotton

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. President who apologized for cotton centerpieces at event for black students now is sorry for a menu that many see as insensitive for being stereotypically black cuisine. More...

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E.M.B.A.s Under Pressure

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Executives, with financial support from their companies, once paid top dollar for special versions of the M.B.A. hosted by business schools at far-flung urban locations. Support is dwindling, and online competition growing, challenging what had been a source of revenue for some schools. More...

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Can Dartmouth Grow and Stay Small?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. College considers increasing undergraduate levels by 10 percent to 25 percent -- but still identifying as a small college. Despite a $112 million 2016 operating deficit, administrators say the move wouldn’t be about bringing in more money. More...

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Liberty's Disclosure Headache

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. University says it did not need to break out home sale to Trey Falwell, a top administrator who is son of the president, after allegations in an article that also detailed his ownership of a Miami hostel. More...

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Defending Nontraditional Presidents

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. New book examines which liberal arts colleges are hiring nontraditional presidents (money and prestige make it less likely) and argues that boards should be asking a different question than "traditional or nontraditional?". More...

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A Merger Brews in Boston

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Boston University and Wheelock College have started formal discussions about merging, they announced Tuesday, a step coming after Wheelock evaluated its future this summer in the face of financial and enrollment pressures. More...

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