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Colleges rethink need blind admissions in favor of meeting need

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Facing financial constraints and public pressure over students’ debt, some colleges move away from need-blind admissions -- which are often costly to the institution and students -- in favor of reducing "gapping."

Admissions and aid policies play a larger role than tuition in driving debt, paper finds

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New paper finds that admissions and financial aid policies play a larger role than tuition prices do in driving student debt.

Study finds that liberal arts colleges are disappearing

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Study finds a significant decline over the last 20 years in number of institutions whose missions align with the sector.

Tough questions from justices as Supreme Court considers affirmative action

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During oral arguments before Supreme Court, University of Texas faces skepticism from justices whose votes it needs to preserve consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions.

Tepid endowment returns pose another revenue constraint to universities

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Finance officials say languid endowment returns are another revenue constraint for colleges and universities, driving more discussion about cuts.

Century Foundation report advocates class-based affirmative action

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A report out today argues that class-based college admissions policies would be an effective replacement for race-based affirmative action, which is at stake in an upcoming Supreme Court case.

New graduate enrollments are down

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New graduate enrollments fall, with notable declines in students from the U.S. Decreases are greatest for education and arts and humanities.

Lynn University personalized the campus visit in a bid to attract more students

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Lynn University retooled the campus visit for prospective students, trying to personalize the experience, a switch administrators say is paying off in higher enrollment.

New research questions assumptions of defenders of affirmative action

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New studies question assumptions of those who defend the consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions.

Pennsylvania court says juvenile authorities can report actions to colleges

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Court ruling raises question of whether judicial authorities should let colleges know about their applicants' (sealed) records of misconduct.

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