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After tuition hike, Minnesota sees fewer out-of-state students

As states compete for a shrinking group of freshmen, historic out-of-state tuition premiums may no longer be a sure source of income for state higher ed systems.

Big data, AI prompt major expansions at UC Berkeley and MIT

As reach of big data and AI grows, UC Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveil plans for major expansions.

In Harvard trial, clashing visions of a future in which colleges wouldn't consider race

Focus in trial was question of what would happen if Harvard (and by extension, other colleges) stopped considering race.

Medium-size institutions look to medical schools for future stability

As midsize, nonelite private institutions look to the future, they're turning to an unlikely path: building new medical schools.

College tuition and fees moderating, could rise again

New annual data from the College Board show that college tuition and fees have moderated since the recession, with public college prices dropping slightly this year. But they may rise again soon.

Stanford study says rankings do not point students to the best college fit

Stanford study finds that U.S. News and other rankings are based on factors that don't actually reflect what students and parents say they want in a college.

NACAC panel examines practices and prejudice in college admissions

Panel at NACAC takes on practices it identifies as reinforcing racism and white privilege in college admissions and counseling.

New report grades states, public universities on black student enrollment, representation

New report from the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center grades public institutions across the country.

UMBC students protest over sexual assault, university response

Students flood Maryland-Baltimore County administration building to demand new policies around campus sexual assault.

Data on impact of black doctors may raise implications for affirmative action debate

If having more black doctors could save lives, does that change the nature of the debate over the role of race in admissions?

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