Admissions / registrar

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.

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.

'U.S. News' says it has shifted rankings to focus on social mobility, but has it?

Methodology is adjusted, but you wouldn't know from those at the top of the lists. Critics say institutions that serve low-income students continue to be devalued.

New Harvard briefs defend its consideration of race in admissions

New briefs from university provide an inside look at terms like "standard strong" and examples of Asian applicants whose ethnicity was viewed favorably and dispute statistical analysis provided by those claiming anti-Asian bias.

Will Trump administration's actions change the way colleges seek diversity in classes?

Most experts don't expect admissions efforts to diminish, but many say outcome of a key court case could have a big impact.

Departure of Justice Kennedy could erase Supreme Court majority backing consideration of race in admissions

He wrote key decisions on affirmative action and other topics that matter to colleges. Kennedy's departure could erase the Supreme Court majority backing the right of colleges to consider race in admissions.

Corporate pathway providers shake up international student landscape and up ante on compensation for agents

Pathway providers are shaking up the international student recruitment landscape, and the incentives they offer recruiting agents are attracting scrutiny.

More colleges hire corporate partners for international student pathway programs, with mixed results

The number of universities contracting with corporate entities to recruit for and manage first-year programs for international students keeps growing. As competition increases, institutions report mixed results with the model.

American colleges urged to recruit students in Africa

Sub-Saharan countries have talented students, but few American colleges have a plan or the expertise to attract them. As some institutions step up efforts, will possible Trump impact hold them back?

A for-profit high school recruits students with guarantee on admission to top colleges

And scholarship offers are also a sure thing, this high school says, at "top 100" colleges.

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