News Tag: Higher Education

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.


Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Julie R. Posselt quoted in story on the GRE in The Atlantic

Tags: higher education, posselt

In a story posted on The Atlantic magazine’s website, “The Problem With the GRE,” Julie R. Posselt was interviewed about shortcomings of the Graduate Record Examination.


Thursday, February 25, 2016

Research by Susan Dynarski, colleague cited in Huffington Post story

Tags: dynarski, higher education

A research paper by Susan Dynarski and Martha J. Bailey of U-M’s Department of Economics, “Gains and Gaps: Changing Inequality in U.S. College Entry and Completion,” was cited in a Huffington Post story about growing gaps in wealth, health, and education.


Monday, February 22, 2016

Susan Dynarski addresses dropout issue in Upshot column

Tags: dynarski, higher education

In “How to Help More College Students Graduate,” the latest Upshot blog in The New York Times, Susan Dynarski looks at potential solutions to the problem of students dropping our of college.


Thursday, January 14, 2016

Washington Post story on student loans cites Susan Dynarski research

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, higher education

A post by Jeffrey J. Selingo of Arizona State University in The Washington Post’s Grade Point blog, “Student loans were meant for a different era. Here’s how to fix them,” cites research by Susan Dynarski on loan repayment terms.


Thursday, January 14, 2016

Susan Dynarski blog on student debt posted on Brookings Institution website

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, higher education

In a post on the Brookings Evidence Speaks blog, Susan Dynarski talks about “The trouble with student loans? Low earnings, not high debt.”


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