Some of the college’s peers have made big changes to stay afloat. But Sweet Briar couldn’t escape declining interest.
Joining forces with another institution can solve some problems but bring new ones as well.
In the recession’s aftermath, the institutions are adapting to a new market.
The Chronicle Review
How campus rules make students more vulnerable.
On Trial Again
Most institutions do inquire, a step that critics see as discouraging ex-convicts who could benefit greatly from a college education.
College applicants who admit past convictions meet tacit barriers to educational opportunity.
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Drake University was astonished at a website’s recent ranking. But even after the site apologized for errors and removed Drake from the list, the damage was done.
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