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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Community college in Washington State increasingly relies on international student revenue, but some faculty worry it is moving away from its mission of serving local residents.
What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.? Author of new book was allowed to watch. She saw elitism, a heavy focus on the GRE and some troubling conversations.
Potential master's student at NYU asked for application fee waiver and shared email rejecting request on Twitter. Critics see example of policy that deters low-income applicants.
Racial inequality on campuses plays out in a variety of ways that must be dealt with on many different fronts, says Judith Shapiro.
Many colleges want more ethnically and racially diverse faculty members. But should searches be limited to underrepresented groups? One university just tried.
In the Fisher v. University of Texas case before the U.S. Supreme Court, the university will lose, argues Roger Clegg.
At Supreme Court hearing on case that could alter college admissions, no big surprises but lots of contentious exchanges -- and anger over Scalia's comments.
Administrators at colleges and universities should stop spending enormous sums to remain in denial about their institutions' problems, writes Shaun R. Harper.
What may be hanging in the balance of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Fisher is the ability of colleges to ensure a racially diverse student body and, just as critically, to build a diverse faculty, argue Peter McDonough and Lorelle L. Espinosa.
As the Supreme Court begins to hear arguments about the right of colleges to consider race in admissions, it will be important for institutions to show the value of the holistic review process, argues Terri Taylor.