April 1, 2020
Students may want room and board back after coronavirus closures, but refunds would take a bite out of many colleges’ wallets
Students across the country are making hurried plans to move out of their dorm rooms as the number of campus closures over coronavirus concerns skyrocketed past […]
April 1, 2020
New bombshells revealed in Texas Southern University admissions scandal. Here’s what we know. – HoustonChronicle.com
Texas Southern University awarded more than $400,000 in scholarships to poorly performing students in a scheme to boost enrollment and enrich a school official that went […]
April 1, 2020
The Coronavirus Is Upending Higher Ed. Here Are the Latest Developments. – The Chronicle of Higher Education
Last updated (3/25/2020, 6:50 p.m.) with news of colleges’ getting less in stimulus money than they asked for, Virginia’s governor urging Liberty’s president to close its […]
April 1, 2020
Roundup of coronavirus news from Mon., March 9
Disruptions due to the coronavirus outbreak continued to ripple across higher education Monday, with more cancellations of in-person courses and meetings. Known cases of COVID-19, the […]
April 1, 2020
How coronavirus is changing admissions
Sessions for admitted students are going online, and graduate programs are worried, as are undergraduate programs that are well-known enough to have applicants from far away. […]
February 7, 2020
Some enrollment officers now considering poaching students
The National Association for College Admission Counseling, which has long been responsible for governing how colleges compete with one another for students, has reluctantly opened the […]
February 7, 2020
Chiefs player pays adoption fee for all shelter dogs after Super Bowl victory – Fortune
Derrick Nnadi is celebrating his team’s Super Bowl victory with some philanthropy. The Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive tackle has announced he will pay all of the adoption fees for […]
February 7, 2020
Loyola faculty group is pushing back against major cuts to its English language learning program
Faculty members at Loyola University Chicago criticized the university for abruptly firing all of its English as a second language instructors, full- and part-time, last spring. The terminated […]
February 7, 2020
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Poaching Enrolled Students: Once Taboo, Now OK
If you’re already feeling jittery about enrollment trends, please put down that coffee before reading any further. The rules of competition are changing. Case in point: […]
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