College, Inc.: Northwestern University

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Northwestern now a first choice to many, its president says

NU was never a safety school in the Midwest, but it had that reputation on the East Coast. Today, it’s competing more squarely with the Ivys.

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:53 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions, Rankings | Tags:  Northwestern University, college admissions, Early Decision, University of Chicago

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 09/13/2010

Northwestern links alumni gifts to rankings

A piece published over the weekend in the Chronicle of Higher Education directed me to an e-mail I had deleted without reading several days earlier. Northwestern University, an institution I attended, asserted to alumni in an August e-mail that they...

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:16 AM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Rankings, Rankings | Tags:  Northwestern U.S. News ranking, Northwestern University e-mail, U.S. News rankings, college rankings