More than 1,400 colleges and universities are using predictive analytics systems to identify, support, and sometimes redirect students at risk of failing in their intended major, but critics caution that the technology could have unintended consequences.
Six Democratic senators have written a letter asking the college ranker to revamp its approach to more directly indicate how well schools enroll and educate underrepresented students.
A case study published by the American Council on Education documents a way forward for college campuses responding to and recovering from racial incidents.
The Trump administration has drafted a change to Title IX that would end federal recognition of transgender identity and remove protections for transgender students.
A study suggests that students involved in Black activism may face a disadvantage in college admissions at predominantly white institutions.
Newly revealed details about Harvard University’s admissions process have prompted questions about the university’s criteria for reviewing applicants—and their implications for racial groups—at a time when many schools are confronting issues of equity in educational access.
Concerned that students tend to segregate by race, geography, or social class when selecting a roommate, Duke University and some other institutions are changing their roommate-assignment policies.