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Teacher suspended for withdrawing college recommendation letter for student who displayed swastika

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If a high school senior displays a swastika at his school, should colleges be told? A teacher is being punished for doing just that.

Lehigh president moves quickly on growth plans

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As many Northeastern colleges fear enrollment declines, Lehigh University charts ambitious growth plan including 1,000 additional undergraduates, 100 more faculty members and a new college of health.

Rich students flock to elite colleges, study finds, but graduating college levels playing field

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Access to certain colleges has a lot to do with income, new study finds, but graduating college levels the playing field for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

Effort launches to boost low-income enrollment at top colleges

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A group of 30 top colleges and universities wants to enroll more low-income students, but critics question whether the focus should be elsewhere.

High school graduates to drop in number and be increasingly diverse

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High school graduates are projected to come from increasingly diverse backgrounds, even as overall levels plateau -- posing a challenge for colleges and universities.

Trinity College in Connecticut sells building and changes enrollment strategy

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Trinity of Connecticut moves away from year-after-year freshmen enrollment gains and a controversial real estate purchase, aiming to be better and more diverse at a smaller size.

Prominent figures in academe and higher ed groups speak out about election aftermath

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Lawrence Summers disavows term "political correctness"; Columbia president says Trump victory challenges "central idea of a university"; Jewish historians call for support for immigrants; and more.

Reuters investigates 'special relationship' between U.S. admissions officers and Chinese education company accused of fraud

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A Reuters investigation details how a Chinese company accused by multiple ex-employees of application fraud "bought access" to U.S. admissions officers.

Chicago State struggles under questions of enrollment, finance, leadership

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“I just wonder how long we can go,” one faculty member at the financially struggling public university says.

More colleges drop application fees for low-income students

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City U of New York, Bowdoin and Trinity of Connecticut all move this month to drop the charges for low-income applicants.

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