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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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April 13, 2006
Company is reconsidering rule under which it won't correct mistakes in students' favor -- but not for those in ill-fated October cohort.
April 12, 2006
This year's headlines aren't only deceptive, but they may be needlessly discouraging students, many experts say.
April 10, 2006
First lawsuit filed over SAT scoring errors. More are expected -- and effect could spread far beyond those who took ill-fated test.
April 10, 2006
Students draw on a host of factors to make a college decision, and they might not be in the order you think.
April 5, 2006
John Carroll's president announces $2.7 million in budget cuts to deal with a drop in students.
April 3, 2006
Marion Franck offers tips for colleges on how to infuriate (and not to infuriate) applicants and their families.
March 27, 2006
Colleges and universities have come under relentless pressure from lawmakers and the public about retention and graduation issues, and demands for accountability based on graduation rates have increased across the country. Higher education even faces the possibility of standardized achievement testing, which has made life at the K-12 level miserable for teachers without necessarily improving student learning.
March 27, 2006
After op-ed by Kenyon dean underscores how college admissions officers favor male applicants, many ask: Is this legal? Is it right?
March 23, 2006
The latest exhibit in an increasingly frustrating pattern of eroding public trust is that of the College Board's misrepresentation of 4,000 students' SAT scores. The fact that the mistake occurred, while significant and unfortunate, is not really at the heart of the public's concern. As the College Board stated in its initial press release, the students affected by this error represent only eight-tenths of one percent of the more than 400,000 students who took the test in October.
March 22, 2006
On lawyers' advice, medical school decides that a subcommittee that screened only minority applicants has to go.

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