Entries in On Campus by Kirk Carapezza
In Washington D.C. on Monday, a coalition of nearly 130 Asian-American organizations filed a complaint with the federal government claiming anti-Asian bias in admissions at several Ivy League institutions. The Asian American Coalition for Education is asking the government to investigate admissions practices at Yale, Brown and Dartmouth.
The Obama administration has unveiled its new overtime rule, which will make more than four million workers eligible for extra pay. The rule would have big implications for employees at colleges and universities, and college presidents worry it carries unintended consequences.
President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in 2017 - but not before taking what's called a “gap year.” The first family’s announcement comes at a time when elite private schools are encouraging students to postpone the start of college.