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Eugene McCormack

Associate Editor, Commentary
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Stories by this Author

  • News

    For First-Generation Students, Crucial Support

    The parents of more than half of the freshmen at San Jose State University don’t have the experience to help their children navigate college.
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    A Special Orientation for White Students

    Illinois Wesleyan University invites them to a three-day workshop on race and privilege.
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    A List of Compensation for 4,100 Employees at 600 Private Colleges

    ABOUT THESE DATA The Chronicle of Higher Education has prepared a list showing compensation — pay plus benefits — received by each of 4,110 employees at 600 private colleges. Readers may order this premium content, available in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, for $150, by clicking here. The figures…
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    Growth Rate Lags Again in Graduate Schools’ International Admissions

    The number of foreign students admitted to graduate schools at American colleges and universities grew in 2008 for the fourth straight year, but the rate of increase over the previous year declined for the third consecutive year, according to survey results released by the Council of Graduate…
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    Growth Rate Lags in Graduate Schools’ International Admissions

    The number of admissions offers to foreign students was up 4 percent, but the rate of increase over the previous year lagged for the third year in a row.
  • News

    Growth Rate Lags Again in Graduate Schools’ International Admissions

    The number of foreign students admitted to graduate schools at American colleges and universities grew in 2008 for the fourth straight year, but the rate of increase over the previous year declined for the third consecutive year, according to survey results released today by the Council of Graduate…
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    Olympics Security Measures Reach Chinese Universities

    Universities in Beijing are tightening security, closing venues to foreign scholars, and sending Chinese students home ahead of the Olympics. Professors and students say there is no apparent citywide directive on university security, and regulations vary from one university to the next. But over…
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    Foreign-Student Enrollments for U.S. Look Promising

    The number of foreign students coming to the United States this fall may increase over last year, according to a dozen colleges contacted by The Chronicle and visa information from India and China, the two countries that send the most students to American shores. Growth appears to be likeliest in…
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    U.S. Visa Data Suggest a Coming Rise in Foreign Enrollments

    The number of foreign students coming to the United States this fall may increase over last year, particularly in undergraduate programs, according to visa figures and colleges’ reports.
  • News

    U.S. Visa Data Suggest a Coming Rise in Foreign Enrollments

    The number of foreign students coming to the United States this fall may increase over last year, according to colleges contacted by The Chronicle and visa-issuance figures from India and China, the two countries that send the most students to American shores. Growth appears to be likeliest in…