Sian Beilock has been named the new president of Barnard College, the women’s institution that’s part of Columbia University.
Enrollment & Retention
A small change in admissions at many of the most selective colleges and universities could make a big difference to low-income learners. To meet a goal of having all schools enroll at least 20 percent Pell Grant recipients, about 350 “elite” institutions would have to admit about 20,000 low-income students, says a new report from the Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce.
Four-year private institutions continue to rely on—and increase—tuition discounts to attract students, but the strategy is not improving the bottom line.
Watching students receive their degrees fills us with pride. However, the ceremony itself often leaves us with dread. How long will it be? Will the names of the students be pronounced correctly?
Criminals who receive financial aid fraudulently basically steal money from bona fide students and institutions.