All Access – News for Members
Douglas L. Christiansen, vice provost for university enrollment affairs, dean of admissions and financial aid and associate professor of public policy and higher education and accepted his nomination as chair of the College Board’s Board of Trustees, and gave remarks about the exciting precipice on which the organization stands during the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Members.
Janet Napolitano, the 20th president of the University of California shared her thoughts on the key challenges facing higher education at Forum 2014.
University of California (UC) President Janet Napolitano addressed College Board Forum 2014 attendees last Wednesday, sharing her vision for supporting higher education’s mission to expand access to opportunity.
Live from Forum 2014: Meet Jasmine Johnson and Jenny Rogers from Roadtrip Nation.
On Tuesday, Alyssia Coates, Director of the Office of Admissions Outreach and Engagement Recruiting at Notre Dame, and Lyssa Thaden, Manager of Partner Education at American Student Assistance, gathered to discuss the dynamics of supporting first-generation and low-income students in preparing for and applying to college.
Each year, the Forum features a unique college fair in which counselors have an opportunity to meet with admission and financial aid officers from member colleges and universities across the world. Attendees are able to visit, ask questions, and build partnerships with representatives from a wide range of institutions.
The College Scholarship Service Assembly gathered on Tuesday to discuss issues within the College Board and the financial aid community. Jeff Olson, who also presented for the Guidance and Admissions and Academic assemblies, gave financial aid professionals information about the College Board’s plan to improve the way the organization uses data, and the implications for financial aid in the future.
Curiosity drew a standing-room-only crowd of school counselors and administrators at 8:00am on Tuesday to hear from College Board’s Chief of Assessment Cyndie Schmeiser, Senior Vice President of Research Jack Buckley, and Vice President of SAT & PSAT/NMSQT Stacy Caldwell discuss the redesigned SAT.
Live from Forum 2014: Meet Melodie Cruz, College Junior at the University of New Mexico.
We’re in the home stretch of College Board’s National Forum, and the conversation on social media continues to be engaging and thought-provoking. Here are some of the highlights from day two.