Access and Enrollment
Homework for college and university counsel
With ongoing criminal investigations, potential litigation and more oversight from the government and other monitoring organizations, it’s a good time for all schools to pressure test various admissions-related areas, say guest columnists David H. Harper and Nicole Somerville.
Campuses expand services for students leaving foster care
New law in Pennsylvania increases college access—and provides tuition waivers—for students aging out of foster care. Elsewhere, scholarship programs and other philanthropic efforts are helping these students transition successfully to higher ed.
First-generation students: Retention and intervention
First-generation students face internal and external pressures, structural barriers, and resource constraints that impact their ability to attend and succeed in higher education. This includes academic and social preparation, and familial, financial, and psychological pressures.