Movin' On Up

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The message was simple: The campus culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill limits access to community college students.

The messenger might have taken some by surprise: It was Steve Farmer, UNC’s own assistant provost and director of undergraduate admissions. Farmer addressed a group gathered Wednesday for the opener of a two-day meeting entitled “A Fresh Look at Equity at Selective Colleges and Universities: Expanding Access for Low-Income Community College Transfers.”

Asking Tough Questions

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Montana State U. does some soul searching after 2 former athletes are arrested on murder charges.

Gender Gap Grows

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Proportion of female undergraduates creeps ever higher -- but does not necessarily mean men are losing out, study suggests.

Validation for Women's Colleges

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Women’s colleges have some new material for their viewbooks, and it comes courtesy of Indiana University’s Center for Postsecondary Research.

Fall Haul

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Enrollments at many Louisiana colleges are down, but institutions hope financial incentives will lure more students back.

Summer School Rules

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Florida universities consider year-round classes; some experts see idea as wave of the future, but others caution that it's more difficult than it sounds.

Taking on TOEFL

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ETS faces first real challenge to its test for students seeking to demonstrate English proficiency to American colleges.

From Foster Care to Higher Ed

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Report explores issues facing a group whose members are particularly at risk of never earning a college degree.

An End to Picking One Box

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After years of study, Education Department issues plan for colleges to report racial and ethnic data without forcing students to choose one category.

Anger Over Coeducation Plan

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Randolph-Macon Woman’s College’s board is set to vote to admit men.


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