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Going Beyond the Curriculum with Lawrence Mur’ray, Fordham University

by Stephen Taylor, Research Director, BusinessCAS Stephen Taylor writes about the ever-evolving GME landscape and provides insights for business programs looking for innovative strategies and practices as they recruit, enroll and educate the next generation of MBAs.  Leading in Graduate Management Education (GME) requires the Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Junior High, International and Hispanic Students, Addressing Inequities

Junior high students weigh in on college search Junior high school students are actively reviewing their college choices. A survey of high school juniors by Niche and Tudor Collegiate Strategies found that only eight percent of the class hasn’t started their college search. Of the remainder, Read More

Skewed Perceptions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

New survey highlights the lack of knowledge about Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders For this year’s Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re dedicating a weekly blog series to examining Asian Americans' important contributions to higher education and society. The first post put the spotlight Read More

Watch Now: “GME Enrollment Management Demystified”

A conversation with Erin O’Brien, Ph.D., University at Buffalo School of Management, The State University of New York As the admission cycle for Fall 2021 programs rapidly winds to a close, several important issues loom large on the horizon. Fortunately, many schools are reporting positive Read More

Shining a Light on Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders’ Crucial Role in Higher Education

Thanks to population growth and educational achievement, Asian American students will continue to play a key role in U.S. colleges and universities — but discrimination clouds the outlook. For this year’s Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re dedicating a weekly blog series Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Record Admissions, COVID, Podcast and Trends

Record-breaking success in admissions at some Black colleges  Several historically Black colleges have reported record enrollment this year. Morgan State, located in Baltimore, received an all-time high number of applications. The institution received 14,600 undergraduate applications, a 58.5 percent increase over the total number received Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Enrollment, Lessons Learned, High School Graduation Rates and Tech

Enrollment is up, enrollment is down The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report shows the steepest decline among undergraduates since the pandemic began. Data reflecting enrollments through March 25, 2021 indicates that undergraduate attendance fell 5.9 percent and overall enrollment this semester is down 4.2 Read More

Liaison Celebrates Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May puts the spotlight on Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders' access to higher education Since 1992, Congress has designated May as Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month “to celebrate and pay tribute to the contributions generations of Asian American/Pacific Americans have made Read More

The Data Is In: Lessons from the Annual PostbacCAS Applicant Report

Liaison’s 2019-2020 PostbacCAS Cycle Report aggregates data for all verified applicants who submitted through the Centralized Application Service (CAS) for postbac programs during the 2019-2020 admission cycle. As soon as the COVID-19 outbreak began to spread across the globe in early 2020, it became apparent Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Applications, “Lost” Students and Safety

Hispanic-serving institutions on the rise The American Council on Education reports that Hispanic students are one of the fastest growing demographic groups in higher education. According to the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, there are 569 total Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs), representing approximately 17% of Read More

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