Entries in On Campus by Kirk Carapezza and Lydia Emmanouilidou
Behind closed doors at universities throughout the country, admissions committees are poring over thousands of applications to graduate degree programs. What exactly that application review process looks like is largely kept in the dark. But Julie Posselt, assistant professor of higher education at the University of Michigan, pulls back that curtain in her new book Inside Graduate Admissions: Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping.
Hampshire College -- founded 45 years ago as an experiment in alternative higher education -- will soon become home to a ‘living building,’ and the the first college in the country to generate all of its electricity from renewable energy.