News Tag: Bastedo

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Study co-led by Michael N. Bastedo, presented at AERA, cited in The Chronicle

Tags: bastedo, higher education

A study by Michael N. Bastedo and Nicholas A Bowman of the University of Iowa, involving more than 300 admissions officers at selective colleges, found that a large share of the institutions gave holistic consideration only to midrange applicants. The study was presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.


Monday, November 09, 2015

Experiment co-authored by Michael N. Bastedo sheds light on improving access for low-income students

Tags: bastedo, expertise, higher education

A randomized-controlled trial conducted by Michael N. Bastedo and Nicholas A. Bowman of the University of Iowa (CSHPE PhD ’08) showed that when college admissions officers had detailed information on applicants’ high schools, they were more likely to admit students from low-income families. The experiment is examined in a story in The Chronicle of Higher Education.


Thursday, October 29, 2015

Michael N. Bastedo quoted in Inside Higher Ed story

Tags: bastedo, economics of education, expertise, higher education

In a story posted on Inside Higher Education on efforts of universities to enroll and graduate low-income students, Michael N. Bastedo is extensively quoted. "There's a ton of coverage in the media about the lack of representation at the selective colleges, and it's making it harder for colleges to avoid paying attention to this issue," he said.


Monday, August 10, 2015

Michael Bastedo, Awilda Rodriguez present papers at AEI conference

Tags: bastedo, higher education, rodriguez

At an American Enterprise Institute (AEI) research conference on college choice and match, held on Aug. 4, Michael Bastedo and Awilda Rodriguez both presented papers. Bastedo and Rodriguez were mentioned in a story on the conference in Education Week, and Rodriguez’s paper was mentioned in a story in Inside Higher Education.


Friday, May 29, 2015

Michael N. Bastedo quoted in Newsweek story on students from China

Tags: bastedo, expertise, higher education

A story on the Newsweek website on Chinese students being expelled from U.S. universities quotes Michael N. Bastedo on why some colleges and universities aggressively recruit students from other countries.


Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Research by Michael N. Bastedo cited in story on Bridge website

Tags: bastedo, expertise, higher education

A study by Michael N. Bastedo and Ozan Jaquette of the University of Arizona (a former SOE researcher) was cited in a story on the Bridge website, “Why does U-M accept so few low-income students?”


Friday, April 17, 2015

Doctoral candidate’s study noted in Chronicle of Higher Ed story

Tags: bastedo, higher education

A study by CSHPE doctoral student Nate Harris is covered in a story on The Chronicle of Higher Education website. The study looked at an admissions scandal at the University of Illinois.


Friday, January 09, 2015

SOE faculty included in public influence rankings in Education Week

Tags: ball, bastedo, cohen, duke, dynarski, expertise, faculty, jacob, moje

Rick Hess, director of education policy for the American Enterprise Institute and a blogger for Education Week, included seven SOE faculty members in his “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings,” which recognize 200 university-based scholars who shape public discussion of education.


Monday, October 27, 2014

Five Minutes With Michael Bastedo

Tags: bastedo, five minutes


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.


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