Liberal arts colleges

'Emblematic' Leader for NYU's Abu Dhabi Campus

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Sharing Tuition News Early

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With economic uncertainty leaving many parents worried, Augustana College moves up by several months its decision on what to charge next year.

Why More Colleges Want Jewish Students

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Small institutions that have had low enrollment levels for Jews are pushing to increase them -- and in so doing raise delicate questions.

Down 36 Students, College Will Lose 40 Jobs

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Beloit's cuts illustrate how -- in the current economic environment -- a seemingly small enrollment decline can have major consequences.

The Bubble That Didn't Burst

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Jess H. Lord, dean of admissions and financial aid at Haverford College, says that "up until Friday I've been telling anyone who would listen to me to get ready because I assumed ED numbers would drop." He said it was "absolutely my assumption that ED would be hit hard by the economy -- that applying ED would be seen as a luxury and folks would hold off." "ED" is admissions lingo for early decision, in which applicants apply early and pledge, if admitted, to enroll.

A Shift Back on Aid

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Many colleges hurt by endowment losses have made it a point to say that revised budget plans won't change student financial assistance. Middlebury went another route -- and others may follow.

Are College Athletes Psyching Themselves Out?

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Study suggests perceived threat of confirming negative stereotypes may cause some -- but not all -- of academic achievement gap between athletes and non-athletes.

The Liberal Arts, Abroad

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Outposts of liberal learning are popping up worldwide, often based on adaptations of an American model.

For Study Away, Credit Upon Return

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Under new curriculum, Susquehanna U. says students must go away. But it's the course they take when they come back that's required.

A 'Mission-Driven' Core

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Social justice matters get a fair amount of attention at colleges these days, often in the form of service learning or extracurricular activities. But at one Roman Catholic liberal arts college near Philadelphia, the very core of a new curriculum foregrounds the fact that justice does matter.

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