Posts tagged: Admissions - Diverse

Report: Justice Department Plans to Investigate Colleges’ Affirmative Action Admission Policies

by Diverse Staff | August 1, 2017
The Trump administration plans to have the U.S. Department of Justice’s civil rights division [...] Read more

Harvard Students’ Ouster Over Offensive Posts Stirs Debate

by Sally Ho, Associated Press | June 19, 2017
LAS VEGAS — Few college-bound kids lose their shot, and their slot, at their dream school onc [...] Read more

Newspaper: Harvard Pulls Student Offers Over Online Comments

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press | June 5, 2017
BOSTON — At least 10 students who were accepted to Harvard University had their admission off [...] Read more

Admissions Leaders: Give Prospects Unfiltered View of Campus Life

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 16, 2017
Experts say colleges and universities should do more to give prospective students a more authen [...] Read more

University of Colorado Weighs Asking Applicants for Sexual Orientation

by Associated Press | March 27, 2017
BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado is considering asking student applicants to discl [...] Read more

Guillermo: Anti-affirmative Action Foes Continue with Fake Conclusions

by Emil Guillermo | December 27, 2016
Conservatives fighting affirmative action think they’ve learned from the Fisher case and are [...] Read more

Guillermo: Trump’s Son-in-law Benefits from White Affirmative Action

by Emil Guillermo | November 20, 2016
Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is an example of another kind of affirmative action [...] Read more

Admissions Movement Leaving ACT/SAT Behind

by Pearl Stewart | October 11, 2016
Hundreds of four-year, liberal arts schools have decreased reliance upon ACT/SAT test scores in [...] Read more

Georgetown University to Atone for Slavery Ties

by Catherine Morris | September 1, 2016
Georgetown derived operational funds from the profits of Maryland plantations and benefited fro [...] Read more

Is Affirmative Action Failing the Students It Was Designed For?

by Kevin Brown | April 14, 2016
Since the “Harvard Revelation,” several scholars have noted the changing racial and [...] Read more

White Privilege Undermines Diversity in Higher Education

by Larissa Estes, Dr. Tanisha Price-Johnson, and Dr. Marina L. Ramirez | March 8, 2016
Beyond institutionalized and internalized racism and classism, there is a cloud of entitlement [...] Read more

Holistic Review for Graduate School Admissions Under Scrutiny

by Catherine Morris | February 11, 2016
A recent report found that the majority of respondents called for more data demonstrating the l [...] Read more

Defending Test-optional Policies in Colleges and Universities

by Briana O’Neal | January 24, 2016
Both the ACT and SAT serve as a barrier to college access for low-income, first-generation and [...] Read more

UCLA Exemplifies Ability to Forge Ahead in Fisher Era

by Katti Gray | January 20, 2016
The Supreme Court’s re-visit of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin reignites the debate [...] Read more

Rethinking College Admissions

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“Turning the Tide” sagely reflects on what’s wrong with admissions and rightly calls for [...] Read more