Realizing the Mission of Higher Education Through Equitable Admissions Policies
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Realizing the Mission of Higher Education Through Equitable Admissions Policies

A Resource from Institute for Higher Education Policy

Posted: June 15, 2021
Author(s): Karen Bussey, Kimberly Dancy, Alyse Gray Parker, Eleanor Eckerson Peters, and Mamie Voight
Organization(s): Institute for Higher Education Policy

Education is indeed a door, but recruitment, admissions, and enrollment policies and practices dictate how wide that door is open, says this report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy. Specifically, the report outlines the context, prevalence, and impact of recruitment practices; demonstrated interest policies; early admissions deadlines; legacy admissions; use of standardized testing; use of criminal justice information; developing effective transfer policies; and need-based financial aid policies.

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