When Dr. Terrell Strayhorn took the stage to open the 2016 Midwestern Regional Forum, he expressed some lofty goals: to inform, inspire, and encourage the audience to take action. To that end, he suggested that this may be the right time not only to ask new questions, but to revisit the answers to old questions and see if they still make sense when it comes to effecting change in higher education.
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At Forum 2015 in Washington DC, the College Board hosted a wide line-up of exemplary leaders who work daily to increase equity, access, and success in education. We also heard from inspiring students about which factors most affected their college preparatory experience. If you were unable to attend Forum, or want to relive a talk through sharing it with your colleagues and students, please check out the links below:
This post originally appeared on the Forbes website on Jan. 12, 2016. Read the original here.
Dr. Kedra Ishop, enrollment manager at the University of Michigan and member of the Higher Education working group and the SAT Committee at the College Board, was featured in a New York Times article after she increased the number of minority students in the University's 2015 freshman class by almost 20 percent in one year.
Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College and College Board Trustee was featured in an article on PBS.org, produced by the Hechinger Report about his work at Paul Quinn College, transforming the institution and bringing it back from the financial brink.
Last November marked the 25th anniversary of Native American Heritage Month. This yearly celebration provides a platform for Native Americans throughout the U.S. to share their culture and traditions. In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting two professional programs at the College Board that focus on supporting Native American student success.
This post originally appeared on Forbes.com on Nov. 19, 2015. Read the original here.
The 2015-16 school year is a unique one for the SAT because students in the class of 2017 — today’s juniors — have the option of taking two different versions of the exam.