Access and Enrollment
¿Hablamos Español? How a Spanish-language microsite can better serve our nation’s diversifying population
According to CNN, 13.4% of the U.S. population speaks Spanish at home. We’ve certainly noticed growing diversity here at Meredith College where 10% of the incoming class for fall 2018 identified as Hispanic. To better serve this growing demographic, Meredith has embarked on the translation of key portions of our website, say guest columnists Matthew Poslusny and Kristi Eaves-McLennan.
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.