For years, the university filled its seats by drawing more and more applicants. But with yield rates plummeting, it abandoned the model as unsustainable.
They were born in an era when college was the domain of well-off white men. Now pressure for reform may be greater than ever.
Alain de Botton wants the sages to help us feel good. But when Nietzsche gives you a rush, beware.
This is why departments should seek kinder ways to bid job candidates farewell.
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Officials at both public and private colleges are "very concerned" about enrolling enough students.
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