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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Texas group launches scholarship exclusively for white males

The application for a $500 scholarship from the Former Majority Association for Equality looks pretty much like all the others out there. Well, except for this eligibility requirement: "Male - No less than 25% Caucasian."

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:46 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  Texas State University

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 11/15/2010

Number of college students from China booms

Last school year, the number of Chinese students enrolled at U.S. colleges increased 30 percent -- making China the No. 1 place of origin for foreign college students, according to a new report released today. For years, India held that title.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:44 PM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Boston University, Columbia University, Michigan State University, NYU, Purdue University, UCLA, University of Illinois, University of Texas

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 09/13/2010

WSJ: U.S. companies favor state school grads

The Wall Street Journal has released its own college rankings, based on a survey of recruiters who make new hires for 479 of the country's largest public and private companies, nonprofits and government agencies. The survey found that state universities were the favorite.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:56 PM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions | Tags:  Penn State, Texas A&M, University of Illinois

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 02/01/2010

Monday News Overload

Budgets, salaries and donors The University of Central Missouri lost one of its huge benefactors after the host of a sports radio talk show affiliated with the university made comments about how campus no longer had a Christmas tree because...

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:34 AM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  University of Georgia, University of Missouri, University of Texas, Washington State University