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Past articles by Susan:

Tennessee Governor Requests $250 Million For State’s Public HBCU

Lee’s proposal comes after a long effort by State Rep. Harold Love Jr, a 1998 alumnus of TSU documented up to $544 million in state land-grant funding owed to TSU since 1957. → Read More

Biden Administration Backs Harvard In Affirmative Action Suit

The brief argues that lower courts already applied precedent correctly when they denied the plaintiffs’ petition. → Read More

White Students Have An Advantage In College Admissions, Says New Survey

More than two-thirds of white students rely on family and friends for help with college admissions. Half that number of Black students get admissions help from their families. → Read More

From Online Education To College Prep, Forbes’ 30 Under 30 In Education Are Innovating Through The Pandemic

"We’re building the Netflix of high school education,” says Felix Ruano, 26, the featured honoree on the Forbes’ 2022 30 Under 30 list in Education. “ → Read More

What A New Study On College Essays And Family Income Really Means

Family income is a predictor of essay quality, says the study. But admissions officers can tell when an essay has been ghost written by a high-priced consultant. → Read More

Legacy Admissions Banned At Colorado’s Public Colleges

Last week Colorado became the first state to pass a law banning legacy admissions at its public colleges and universities. → Read More

Why A Billionaire Telecom Executive Gave $1,000 In Cash To Quincy College Grads

Rob Hale surprised graduates from the two-year public school with cash gifts. → Read More

Why Chief Justice John Marshall’s Name Was Dropped From University Of Illinois Chicago Law School

New scholarship revealed that Marshall was a vicious racist who wrote opinions in favor of slavery in at least 15 cases before the Supreme Court. Marshall also profited handsomely from slavery. → Read More

Private Colleges Are Discounting Tuition More Than Ever

In the 2020-21 academic year, private non-profit colleges cut tuition for first-year undergraduates by a record 53.9%, on average. → Read More

Why Applications And Enrollment Are Spiking At Historically Black Colleges

“I wanted to go to a school where everyone looked like me and was having the same struggles as me,” says one student. → Read More

Yale Endowment Chief David Swensen Leaves Legacy Of Top College Investment Leaders

Swensen died May 5 after a battle with renal cancer. More than a dozen of his former staffers run some of the best-performing college endowments. One former mentee is a Chinese billionaire. → Read More

Why College Vaccine Mandates Are Controversial But Likely To Be Widely Adopted

Despite confusion about the legality of the mandates, most colleges are likely to require students to get vaccinated before they arrive on campus. → Read More

Smith College Names Yale’s Lisa Howie As Its First Chief Investment Officer

Since 2008 she has worked under David Swensen, whom many consider the nation’s top fund manager in higher ed. → Read More

Most College Students Are Willing To Enroll At Colleges That Have Vaccine Requirements, Says Survey

Some 85% of incoming students are willing to comply with campus vaccine requirements. → Read More

How College Admissions Have Changed During Covid

The number of applicants to elite schools surged this year because they all made submission of standardized test scores optional. → Read More

Frank Bruni Is Leaving The New York Times To Join Duke University’s Journalism Faculty

After 25 years at the New York Times, Bruni is leaving the paper's opinion staff for an endowed chair at Duke. → Read More

George Soros Is Giving $500 Million To Bard College

If Bard can raise enough to match Soros' challenge grant, it will boost its endowment to more than $1 billion. → Read More

Online Education Provider Coursera Is Worth $7 Billion After Going Public

Coursera had a strong showing on its first day as a public company. → Read More

Cornel West Is Leaving Harvard For Union Theological Seminary

After his request to be considered for tenure was denied by Harvard, West told the Boycott Times, “I discovered that I can only take so much hypocrisy." → Read More

Harvard Announces Virtual 2021 Commencement

University President Lawrence Bacow said today that live commencement exercises will be postponed indefinitely for the second consecutive year. → Read More