Highlights: fewer colleges meeting targets for this year, a higher bar for Asians, skepticism about new standardized writing tests and a new application, mixed feelings on Hillary Clinton’s college plan and applicants’ criminal records.
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In a wide-ranging discussion, the new UNC system president said accountability measures can stop micromanagement.
A new working paper finds that incidents of murder, sexual assault, hazing and cheating can deter students from applying.
Supreme Court decision, praised by college leaders, is opposed by nearly two-thirds of adult Americans. Support is higher for considering athletic ability or alumni child status than race in admissions.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas significantly undermines the very goals the court hopes to achieve, argues George A. Nation III.
College says it will admit a small share of its applicant pool based in part on ability to pay.
The measured compromises coming out of the affirmative action rulings over the past decades exemplify the strength of our democracy, writes Michele S. Moses.
The Supreme Court's ruling in the Fisher case preserves existing precedent, but it also gives colleges and universities much more specific insight into what it looks like to align with the court's framework and expectations, writes Terri Taylor.
The Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin restores constitutional order to college admissions, writes Michael A. Olivas.
Surprise ruling comes in much-litigated dispute over policies at University of Texas at Austin. Higher ed leaders see formula they can embrace for continuing their current policies.
To receive portions of the money allocated to them in the new state budget, California's public universities will need to admit more in-state students.