Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 10:57pm
The University of Iowa last week became first public university in the U.S. to inquire about the sexual orientation of prospective undergraduate students, a move meant to better serve and more quickly connect LGBT students with resources.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 7:29pm
The University of Iowa has made two changes to a portion of its undergraduate admissions application designed to make the process more inclusive to prospective students who are members of the LGBT population.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 11/19/2012 - 9:13pm
Admissions policies that take class into account, rather than race, are getting a renewed push as a win-win solution. The contention is that they more fully serve the goal of diversity in higher education and provide a progressive way to resolve an enduring conflict that has now returned to the Supreme Court in a case about race-conscious admissions at the University of Texas at Austin.