August 19, 2016

Volume 62, Issue 43

Top News

African-American presidents describe how they managed to double the enrollment of black students at their primarily white institutions. See a related table.

Also In the Issue

Several states have turned to mandatory testing to move the needle on college enrollment. It seems to be making a difference for some underprivileged students.

View 120 tables on faculty and presidential salaries, fastest-growing colleges, cumulative student-loan debt, starting salaries for recent graduates, college enrollment by state, and more.

Some of the colleges have increased enrollment rapidly by offering new programs in health care and welcoming more Muslim students.

College chiefs are used to asking potential donors to contribute major gifts. But not all are up to posing the question to themselves.