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.
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.
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.
The University of Phoenix saw enrollment drop 22% this year and 70% since 2010. Other for-profit colleges have seen similar results.
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…
No affirmative action? No problem. Diversity increased by 114% at Texas A&M.
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.
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…
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
The university’s interim chancellor, Hank Foley, broke the bad news to the school via e-mail, but this highlights how devastating and paralyzing the student protests have been on Mizzou’s morale and public profile. Photo by…