Tagged - Admissions

From the Archives: The ‘Fuji-UR-Kodak Affair,’ revisited

Larry Maushard wrote in a seething letter to the CT, “I […] would feel like an academic prostitute if I was part of the school’s current administration.”

Burdick, dean of admissions and financial aid, leaving for Cornell

Jonathan Burdick, UR’s admissions and financial aid dean and vice provost for enrollment initiatives, is leaving for a position at…

Bring back the scholarship in sports scholarships

Clearly, there needs to be more oversight of the recruitment process. Coaches taking bribes is quite bad, but it’s also difficult to detect. It should be far easier to notice when those enrolled as student-athletes do not actually intend to ever play the sport.

How to prevent wealth from predetermining admissions

It’s been hard to avoid the recent college admissions scandals,  in which many rich and famous parents tried to buy…

UR startup builds a bridge from Africa to the U.S.

KBH aims to help African students apply to colleges in the U.S. and pursue the numerous opportunities available here.

Renaissance Scholarship to be phased out

No new students will be admitted under the program in 2017, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Jonathan Burdick said in an email.

The Purrfect UR Applicant

My name is Toulouse Drukker, a year-and-a-half-old tabby cat, and with my personality, life experience, and accomplishments, I believe I will make a contribution to University as a student.

SA multilingual maps initiative gaining traction

In addition to maps, admissions materials, and campus tours, the initiative will also implement multilingual convocation and commencement materials and orientation events.

New admission standards set to launch

UR will emphasize community service as part of an initiative launched by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.