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Apr 09, 2014
While dozens of liberal arts colleges are banking on plans to grow, a Vermont institution doesn't think that's realistic, and has developed a path to preserve itself by getting smaller.  

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February 27, 2008
One historically black college takes a first step toward changing its longstanding admissions policy, while another's president makes reference to a similar goal.
February 19, 2008
As higher education issues go, "transfer of credit" is about as mundane and arcane as you can get. It's roll-your-sleeves-up-and-get-your-hands-dirty type work, involving transcripts and course numbers and modes of delivery and degree audits and other nuts and bolts details of the college admissions and registration process.
February 14, 2008
More students are scoring at levels viewed as indicating college-level knowledge, but black and Latino participation and success in the program lag significantly.
February 13, 2008
New study suggests counseling philosophies make a difference for those considering 4-year institutions, but not for 2-year institutions.
February 11, 2008
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, in Minnesota, use their own version of the cohort model to recruit and retain underrepresented students.
February 4, 2008
High school and college officials may be engaged in more moonlighting -- and some see incident at Penn reflecting larger issues with the industry.
February 1, 2008
Associate admissions director at Wharton ran consulting business on the side to help students get into college.
January 30, 2008
Some top business school admissions officials get free trips to Japan -- and in some cases more -- to help a company there get applicants into MBA programs.
January 24, 2008
Most students approve of the role Mom and Dad are playing in college choices -- and minority freshmen are more likely than white counterparts to want even more guidance.
January 18, 2008
Mitchell Lipton, a dean, recalls three scenes that illustrate how something terribly wrong has happened to the system.

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