27 novembre 2018

Record Number of Female Rhodes Scholars

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday named 32 new winners of Rhodes Scholarships, which cover two or three years of study at the University of Oxford. More...

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Another College Ends Ban on Transfer Students

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. This spring Princeton University admitted its first transfer students since 1990. The news that Princeton had an explicit policy (prior to this year) of not considering transfer applicants stunned many educators who are aware of the increasing importance of transfer admissions to many four-year institutions. More...

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What High School Students Say They Seek in a College

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Academic matters come first, but financial issues aren't far behind, federal data show. And location matters. More...

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New Front in Fight Over Affirmative Action

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Lawsuit seeks information on candidates for admission throughout University of California campuses, seeking to demonstrate that race continues to be a factor in admissions. More...

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White Supremacist Robocalls to Drake Students

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A white supremacist group set up robocalls to Drake University students, The Des Moines Register reported. More...

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Lessons From Racial Tensions at Missouri

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The American Council on Education weighs in today with a report on the turmoil and its aftermath, "Speaking Truth and Acting With Integrity." The report reviews the history of the tensions and offers suggestions for how college leaders can respond when facing fast-changing situations like the one that developed at Mizzou. More...

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Earlham Suspends Football Program

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Earlham College, which is currently facing financial challenges, has announced that it is suspending its football team for the 2019 season. More...

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Baptist Seminary to Close

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond has announced that it will close at the end of this academic year, citing financial pressures. More...

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Rally at Drake Against White Supremacist Robocalls

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Hundreds of Drake University students, faculty members, alumni and others held a rally on campus Wednesday to denounce racist robocalls, full of white supremacist propaganda, that students have been receiving. More...

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Iowa Wesleyan Will Continue, Seeks Partnerships

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Iowa Wesleyan University, which last month announced that it might be forced to shut down, is going to try to stay alive. More...

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