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Mar 14, 2018
Study says students rate male instructors more highly than women even when they're teaching identical courses.

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Archive

April 4, 2011

"Summer melt" -- referring to those students who commit to enroll at a given college but then don't do so -- has been the subject of much discussion in recent years. Articles have focused on the challenges that colleges face when students put down multiple deposits (which they aren't supposed to do), throwing off projections of "yield," the percentage of accepted applicants who actually enroll.

April 1, 2011
Panel proposes major overhaul: adding social sciences, killing the writing section and opening the way for consideration of personal qualities.
March 7, 2011
Diversity and academic excellence are not mutually exclusive, and it's time for some faculty members to stop attacking inclusiveness efforts as politically correct, writes Robert J. Sternberg.
March 2, 2011

Andrew Ferguson’s Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College (Simon & Schuster) shares more with National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation than it does with other college admissions guidebooks.

March 2, 2011
Syracuse U. sees dramatic gains in enrollment of low-income students, but critics worry about a rising admission rate.
February 25, 2011
Harvard and Princeton both restore "early action" plans -- amid evidence that applicants and institutions alike are more anxious than ever for certainty.
February 22, 2011
Endicott College expands successful single-parent program, with embrace by Eastern Michigan U. and soon two others.
February 21, 2011
Yale and Stanford both move to ask more of families at the upper income levels of aid eligibility.
February 17, 2011
U. of the South cuts tuition by 10%, seeking to reverse both rising discount rate and increased spending on merit aid. Could other private colleges follow?
February 10, 2011
Program continues to grow – and passing rate continues to fall.

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