News Tag: Access

Thursday, October 02, 2014

SOE researchers discover why there are fewer women at the most selective colleges

Tags: access, bastedo, expertise, higher education, posselt

A study co-authored by Rob Bielby, Julie Posselt, Ozan Jaquette, and Mike Bastedo has found that women are underrepresented in the U.S.’s most selective colleges, and the reason is most likely standardized test scores, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports in a story, which was also picked up by Business Insider. “It’s perplexing.


Friday, July 20, 2012

Susan Dynarski testified before U.S. Senate Committee on Finance on July 25

Tags: access, digital signage, dynarski, financial aid, higher education, policy

The topic of the hearing was education tax incentives and tax reform; Dynarski discussed financial aid effectiveness and reform. Video available, linked from our website.


Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good releases report on undocumented students

Tags: access, burkhardt, diversity and social justice, higher education, policy

The report could help college administrators determine their state's policy environment regarding undocumented students.


Tuesday, May 08, 2012

John Burkhardt quoted in USA Today article about higher education policies for undocumented students

Tags: access, burkhardt, digital signage, higher education

He directs the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good; the National Forum investigates and reports on issues of college access.


Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Susan Dynarski's research on college entry and completion gaps between men and women cited in article on male college-going

Tags: access, digital signage, dynarski, higher education, inequality

Women have higher college attendance and completion rates across income levels and across racial groups.


Friday, February 10, 2012

Susan Dynarski's research on widening college entry and completion gap between men and women, rich and poor, in the NY Times

Tags: access, digital signage, dynarski, higher education, inequality

Women have higher college attendance and completion rates across income levels and across racial groups.


Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Susan Dynarski's research on widening college entry and completion gaps reported in the Michigan Daily

Tags: access, digital signage, dynarski, higher education, inequality

Women have higher college attendance and completion rates across income levels and across racial groups.


Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Susan Dynarski's research on the college entry and completion gaps between men and women, rich and poor, in Inside Higher Education and Education Week

Tags: access, digital signage, dynarski, higher education, inequality

Women have higher college attendance and completion rates across income levels and across racial groups.


Monday, September 19, 2011

Higher ed students and alumni discuss issues of access faced by non-traditional higher ed students (with video)

Tags: access, alumni, community college, diversity and social justice, financial aid, higher education

In an article in the latest issue of Michigan Alumnus and a related YouTube video, current and past CSHPE students talk about the barriers, possible solutions, and the resources of CSHPE and the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good.


Thursday, August 11, 2011

Michael Bastedo's new study of socioeconomic stratification in higher ed find no reduction in disparities

Tags: access, bastedo, diversity and social justice, higher education

He found that low-income students made significant academic gains from 1972 to 2004, boosting their grades, SAT scores, and numbers of applications to selective institutions. Simultaneously, wealthier students made similar gains of greater magnitude, enabling a persistence of the disparity at selective higher ed institutions.


Thursday, July 21, 2011

National Forum survey: Public colleges more likely to admit undocumented students than private schools

Tags: access, diversity and social justice, higher education

Thirty-six percent of public colleges and 21 percent of private colleges reported policies that allow undocumented students to enroll; 29 percent of public colleges and 57 percent of private colleges provide the undocumented students with financial assistance.


Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Peter Riley Bahr in NY Times about transferring from community colleges to 4-year institutions

Tags: access, bahr, community college, digital signage, higher education

Bahr discussed articulation agreements between community colleges and four-year institutions about what credits will transfer, and whether or not those credits will count towards a degree program's requirements or electives.


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