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In wake of reports on false data, 'U.S. News' considers a new way to promote accuracy

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After string of reports of colleges submitting false data for rankings, U.S. News may ask each campus to have a senior campus official -- someone at or near presidential level -- affirm the accuracy of data.

PRSA 2013 Counselors to Higher Education (CHE) Senior Summit

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Wed, 04/17/2013 to Fri, 04/19/2013

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1515 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
20005 Washington, District of Columbia , District Of Columbia
United States

Dartmouth to end use of Advanced Placement scores for credit

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Concerned that no high school course can truly replicate the college experience, Dartmouth will no longer grant credit toward graduation based on students' scores on AP exams. 

College enrollment demand flattens in Australia

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After three years of growth, the number of students seeking places in Australia's universities flattens, similar to patterns seen in the United States.

Debates about coeducation at Wilson and Salem Colleges

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Wilson will become coeducational. Salem considers whether to let a transgendered student stay after becoming a man -- and sparks fears that it will change its mission.

Judge blocks Deep Springs College from admitting women

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Judge grants injunction to alumni who say that the founder wanted college to educate men only. Case raises anew how institutions balance founders' intentions and the way society has evolved.

Tulane sent incorrect information to 'U.S. News' for rankings

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Tulane sent U.S. News incorrect information about the university's business school.

British minister for universities criticizes Ivy admissions

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Cabinet member in charge of higher education policy says wealthy donors "buy a place" for offspring at elite American institutions.

Fall 2012 college enrollments fell by 1.8%

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Enrollments dipped 1.8 percent in fall 2012, with biggest drops at for-profit and community colleges, National Student Clearinghouse data show.

University of Iowa adds optional question on sexual orientation

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Applicants don't have to tell, but they can indicate their identification as gay, and can select transgender as their gender. Iowa is the first major public university to make the move.

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