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The Week in Admissions News

Freshman enrollment is up; diversity leaders are leaving; how Biden could win on loan forgiveness; a letter to the Education Department.

Latina Faces Backlash as Miss Coppin State

Keylin Perez recently became the first Latina to be named Miss Coppin State University, and the reaction at the historically...

House, Senate Republicans Weigh In on Debt-Relief Lawsuits

Five former education secretaries, 128 House Republicans and 43 senators said in amicus briefs filed with the U.S. Supreme Court...

Foxx, Cassidy Want More Time to Comment on Loan Changes

Republican leaders of the House and Senate education committees want Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to extend the comment period on...

China’s Reopening Brings New Recruiting Challenges

Returning to China after three years without recruitment travel, admissions officers will face changed expectations from Chinese families, Xiaofeng Wan writes.

State Higher Ed Funding Rises Again. Can It Last?

State support for public higher education will increase this fiscal year, aided by the last burst of federal stimulus money. But some worry the boom times are coming to an end.

Counterclaims of ‘Antisemitic,’ ‘Anti-Arab’ in a Diversity Course

Jewish students and a pro-Israel group are accusing an Arab professor and critic of Israeli policy of antisemitism. She’s accusing them of being racist and anti-Arab. She teaches a diversity course.

A Move Up Instead of Out

The College of Saint Mary announced the selection of a new president. She backed out and will instead become president of Alvernia University, the institution she planned to leave.