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Education Organizations Rally Against Legacy Admissions

On Wednesday, more than 20 education organizations pushed higher education leaders to eliminate legacy admissions in an open letter addressed to college and university...

Federal Judge Says UNC Chapel Hill Can Consider Race in Admissions...

A federal judge ruled Monday that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC Chapel Hill) can continue using race as a factor...

Justice Department Drops Yale Discrimination Lawsuit

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) dropped a lawsuit Wednesday that alleged Yale University had been discriminating against Asian American and White applicants in...

Auditor’s Report Finds UC System Used Unfair Admissions

For six years, the University of California (UC) admitted dozens of students based on wealthy donations and personal connections to university staff, according to...

Texas Tech HSC Eliminates Race-Based Admissions, Raising Concerns About Diversity

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has agreed to eliminate racial selection during its admission process. "By going beyond the law to enshrine an...

Disadvantaged by Race: Eliminating Perceptions of Bias in the College Admissions...

One of most unusual queries that Sally Rubenstone, senior adviser for the college admissions counseling company College Confidential, ever received came from a young...

‘How Will You Contribute to Our Diverse Population?’

College application questions convey institutions’ commitment to diversity and challenge potential students to think about the same  More and more colleges and universities are asking...

Florida State’s Shared Responsibility for Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT Into...

Coalition of Universities Rethinks How Students Apply to College

Next year’s college applicants are on the cusp of generations Y and Z; born in the mid to late 1990s, this intermediary group is...

Idaho High School Seniors Receive Letters of Acceptance this Week

Earlier this year, the Idaho State Board of Education unanimously passed a proposal allowing seniors at public high schools to directly enroll in the...

Can MOOCs Help High School Students Get into College? It Depends...

When massive open online courses (MOOCs) began growing in popularity around 2012, many experts predicted they would change the way people all over the...

College of Charleston to Implement Top 10 Percent Admission Program to...

In fall 2016, the College of Charleston will begin offering automatic admission to the top 10 percent of graduating seniors from high schools in...

Schools See Spike in Diverse Enrollment with Test-Optional Admissions

As more and more colleges and universities — currently about 850 — drop test scores from their admissions requirements, many schools are witnessing an...

Supreme Court to Reconsider Texas Affirmative Action Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to re-examine a case next term involving affirmative action at the University of Texas at Austin (UT), which...