02 août 2018

Charleston Reverses Itself on Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Two days after The Post and Courier revealed that the College of Charleston had stopped considering race in admissions, without telling anyone, in 2016, the college reversed course. More...

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New Database on Fund-Raising

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Fund-raising remains a critical source of revenue for institutions of all sizes. To help readers with an interest in fund-raising and development, Inside Higher Ed has created a new database of fund-raising by colleges and universities. More...

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Islamic State Kills Former Admissions Officer

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Islamic State has taken credit for killing four people bicycling through Tajikistan, one of whom was a former admissions officer at Georgetown University, The Washington Post reported. More...

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‘The University We Need’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Author discusses his critique of higher education as too liberal -- and the idea of creating a new university with another perspective. More...

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A New Scandal at USC

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Southern California has informed federal prosecutors about questions about a donation from a politician and the hiring of that politician's son at the university, The Los Angeles Times reported. More...

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Report: College Ended Affirmative Action and Didn't Tell Anyone

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. College of Charleston stopped considering race in admissions in 2016, and word just leaked Sunday. More...

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Harvard Answers Back on Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. New briefs from university provide an inside look at terms like "standard strong" and examples of Asian applicants whose ethnicity was viewed favorably and dispute statistical analysis provided by those claiming anti-Asian bias. More...

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Application Increases Follow Title IX Investigations

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. More women and more men apply, and more enroll, after an inquiry becomes public. More...

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Temple Rankings Scandal: From Bad to Worse

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. University admits it provided false data for six additional programs beyond the online M.B.A. for which it already made such an admission. More...

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Asian Backing for Harvard on Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Monday was the day that various groups filed briefs in the lawsuit charging that Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants. Most of the briefs were fairly predictable, with many prominent colleges and higher education associations lining up behind Harvard. More...

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