Chronicle: Admissions and Racism

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From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “About three years ago, Marie Bigham, then a college counselor at a private high school in New Orleans, created a Facebook group. She kicked it off with a post that began: “Why college admissions professionals should fight hate and inequity.” She added a few dozen people to the private community, which now boasts about 800 members. The group, Admissions Community Cultivating Equity & Peace Today, or ACCEPT, has recently become an incorporated nonprofit organization. Over time, it’s grown into a space where racially diverse insiders can vent and talk about how to change the field, with a stronger sense of social justice.” Read more here. (Subscription may be required off-campus.)

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