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Direct Admissions Spreads, State by State

From Georgia to Wisconsin, state university systems are adopting the experimental policy, hoping to boost enrollment and reach new students.

Stanford Investigates Instructor After Jewish Student Complaints

The co-presidents of Stanford University’s Israeli Student Association told the San Francisco Chronicle that students reported their lecturer blamed the...
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Students Want More Space for Cultural Understanding, Affinity Groups

A majority of students believes multicultural centers and identity groups can contribute to a positive campus environment, according to new research from NASPA. But administrators aren’t investing in these projects at the same level.

Why People Don’t Call Themselves Entrepreneurs: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Heather Vough, associate professor of management at George Mason University, explains why many people don’t...
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Arizona State Instructor Followed, Injured by Turning Point USA Crew

Police investigate an altercation with a queer ASU educator as possible aggravated assault by an operative of the right-wing group.

The Week in Admissions News

Georgia launches a new direct admissions program; ACT scores drop again; many public and private New York institutions waive application fees. 

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Do ‘Women in STEM’ Programs Violate Title IX?

Civil rights complaints against initiatives for women in male-dominated STEM fields are piling up. But it’s not clear that such programs are actually illegal.

Georgia Launches New Direct Admissions Program

Public colleges and universities in Georgia will soon be mailing letters to the state’s 120,000 high school seniors, urging them...