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Mar 25, 2021
Unprecedented declines in college enrollment among new high school graduates appeared last fall. Drops were especially steep for graduates of low-income high schools.

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Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

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December 6, 2016

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

December 1, 2016

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.

October 17, 2016

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

October 5, 2016

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

September 28, 2016

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

September 27, 2016

Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

September 26, 2016

American colleges and universities can't count on ever-increasing numbers of international students, panelists warn.

September 26, 2016

Admissions group calls on colleges to require recruiting agents to disclose their financial ties to those they are seeking to recruit.

September 26, 2016

The debate over the use of 'all lives matter' plays out in a public forum as NACAC conference closes.

September 23, 2016

Admissions officers talk about changing the way applications are read in order to keep up with demographic changes.

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