Will higher education ever recover from the coronavirus pandemic? Initial indications are dicey at best. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center published data that showed enrollment rates at colleges and universities are not improving due…
Is Da U Suffering Da Enrollment Blues?
It looks like my alma mater—the University of Scranton—is suffering the same decline in enrollment that the rest of academia is, and trying to spin their way out of it.
Evergreen State College saw 1,200 Students Drop Out Soon after Race Protests
The Mizzou effect? Evergreen State College discovered about 1,200 students have not re-enrolled in classes nor graduated after student unrest paralyzed its campus in May.
Mizzou Student Body President: ‘Founding Fathers’ would’ve been Proud of Racial Protests
Misses’ student body president claimed the Founding Fathers would’ve been proud of their controversial protests, which paralyzed the campus and may have led to decreased student enrollment.
For-Profit Colleges have seen Large Drops in Enrollment due to Scrutiny
The University of Phoenix saw enrollment drop 22% this year and 70% since 2010. Other for-profit colleges have seen similar results.
There is a ‘Melissa Click Effect’? Interesting Study on Scandals and How It Affects Enrollment
Intriguing study: A recent study by researchers at Harvard Business School looked at the media effect on university scandals, and concludes that the longer a scandal remains in the news, the greater decline in enrollment…
Texas A&M Sees 114% Increase in Diversity without Affirmative Action
No affirmative action? No problem. Diversity increased by 114% at Texas A&M.
Enrollment Doesn’t Really Matter, say Western Illinois Faculty
Western Illinois University is going to cut at least four disciplines due to state budget cuts, but some faculty worry that it won’t create well-rounded students.
Over 300 Colleges are Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2016
This sounds like enrollment is an ongoing issue for colleges and universities. Maybe the onerous Title IX regulations, high student loan debt, kangaroo courts and the like are making students and parents think twice about…
Mizzou, Facing Budget Shortfall, Launches Recruiting Campaign
The Concerned Student 1950 protesters have disrupted the University of Missouri so much that they faced a budget shortfall thanks to a projected low student enrollment this upcoming year. Photo by KOMUnews Photo by KOMUnews