19 avril 2019

Asian Americans Up in Harvard's Admitted Class

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Harvard University Thursday night announced statistics on its latest class of admitted undergraduates. More...

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New Push for Test Optional

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. More colleges are ending requirements that applicants submit SAT or ACT. It's not the admissions scandal, but about diversity concerns and may be a Chicago impact. More...

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‘SNL’ Takes On Admission Scandal and More

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Saturday Night Live had been on hiatus as the admissions scandal broke. The show cut the sketch below from this weekend's show for time, but it may resonate with some in higher ed. More...

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Auctioning Off College Admissions Spots

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. LinkedIn post by employee of Harvard Management Company infuriates many -- and is removed. But is it a sign of the times that people are saying auctions might be fairer than current system. More...

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From Class Project to Attempted Murder

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Three students at the University of Hartford were on Sunday rehearsing a scene from a film in which someone gets stabbed, as part of a class project, when something went horribly wrong. The Hartford Courant reported that police have charged one student with stabbing two others (a true stabbing, not a fake one for the rehearsal). More...

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Harvard's Admitted Class Has Record Share of Asian Americans

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Gains have been steady over a decade, but increase is large this year as federal judge considers lawsuit over affirmative action. More...

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Latest Fallout From Admissions Scandal

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Yale revokes admission of student in scandal; new verification at Stanford; indictment for money laundering; legislation in California; USC faculty speak out; "SNL" takes on admissions scandal. More...

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Where Do Colleges Recruit? Wealthy and White High Schools

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Study finds public universities that recruit out of state focus on high schools that serve wealthy students. More...

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Memorial to Slaves Vandalized at UNC

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A memorial to the slaves and other people of color who helped build the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was vandalized early Sunday morning. A statement from the university said that the memorial was defaced with "racist and other deplorable language." The New York Times reported that the vandals urinated on the memorial. More...

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Hampshire Board Chair Quits

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The chair of the Hampshire College board resigned from the position, effective immediately, on Monday. The board has been under intense criticism since announcing that the college will not admit a full first-year class for the fall, and is exploring a range of options that could significantly change the college. More...

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