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ETS plans to encourage graduate departments to de-emphasize GRE

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ETS plans to discourage graduate departments from relying in excess on test scores in deciding whom to admit.

Proposed HBCU tuition cuts draw criticism in North Carolina

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Republican lawmakers back bill that would substantially cut tuition and revenue, and seek more student diversity, at five system campuses, four of which are minority-serving institutions.

Discount rates rise yet again at private colleges and universities

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Private colleges and universities are trying new strategies after discount rates rose to unseen levels yet again.

University of Maine draws more out-of-state students to Orono with tuition matching

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U of Maine used tuition-matching campaign to force its way into conversation with other Northeastern flagships. Move boosted freshman commitments, but none of the targeted campuses are admitting to losing applicants.

Sweet Briar falls short of initial enrollment target, but leaders remain optimistic

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The nearly shuttered college did not hit its May 1 goal for admissions, but leaders hope to snag more students during the summer melt period in the rebuilding effort.

Why colleges’ brands look so similar

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To sell themselves, colleges try to stand out. But often, their marketing efforts look practically identical.

New book, based on interviews with law deans and admissions officers, details impact of rankings

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Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.

State audit accuses U of California of putting in-state residents at a disadvantage

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State auditor says system campuses cut admissions standards in ways that shifted slots to out-of-staters. University fires back with analysis that says budget cuts forced its hand.

Experts doubt debacle at Mount St. Mary's will diminish board interest in nontraditional presidents

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Despite the debacle at Mount St. Mary's, some presidential search committees are likely to continue to seek out candidates without traditional academic careers, experts say.

When students enroll in college, geography matters more than policy makers think

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Most public college students enroll within 50 miles of home, so location is more influential than policy makers think, a new study finds.

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