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Goldberg: The Real Problems With Need Aware

Barry Goldberg, Columnist

September 30, 2016

Joe Biden once said “Don’t tell me what you value.  Show me your budget and I will tell you what you value.”  While President Barbara R. Snyder and the Board of Trustees has not released a detailed breakdown of our budget to campus, their decision to meet full need by switching to need aware...

Editorial: A fuzzy policy

Editorial Board

September 30, 2016

The university’s recent change of the need-aware policy’s name to “Meet Full Need” does not hide from the student population this policy’s potential implications. This Editorial Board understands that the administration has faced distressed students whose financial needs have resulted in their in...

University transitions to need-aware admissions despite vocal student opposition

Anastazia Vanisko, Director of Print

September 30, 2016

During the first presidential debate, students received an email from President Barbara R. Snyder announcing that Case Western Reserve University is officially switching to a need-aware admissions policy for the 2017-2018 admission cycle, complete with a link to a “Meet Full Need” webpage designed t...

UDC and USG to host forum on need-aware admissions

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

November 20, 2015

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC) will be hosting a forum on the possibility of Case Western Reserve University switching to need-aware admissions on Monday, Nov. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium. Vice President for Enrollment Ri...

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