NACAC in the News

NACAC in the News 

The PIE News: Professionals in International Education featured NACAC’s report on “Supporting International High School Students in the College Admission Process” and an interview with Lindsay Addington, associate director of international initiatives, in its newsletter. (Aug. 3)  

The Chronicle of Higher Education: David Hawkins, NACAC’s executive director for educational content and policy, discussed Fisher v. University of Texas and NACAC’s guidance to colleges when it comes to affirmative action. (Aug. 2)

GOOD Magazine: NACAC’s David Hawkins and NACAC President Nancy T. Beane discuss the latest challenge to affirmative action in college admission. (Aug. 10) 

The Hechinger Report: The NACAC State of College Admission Report was used as a reference point in this piece on grade inflation and the uneven playing field of college admission. (Aug. 16)  

2017 National Conference Speakers in the News

Getting excited about the National Conference in Boston? We have an incredible lineup of speakers for you this September and we thought you might want to start to get to know them. Here are just a few of the speakers that have been featured in the news recently:

Washington Post: Shaun Harper, a featured speaker at the conference, wrote an op-ed on the Trump administration’s reported plan to sue schools for bias against white applicants. (Aug. 3) 

The Daily Journal: Jill Cook, the assistant director at the American School Counselor Association, spoke about the need for more tailored counseling programs. Cook will lead a session titled, “The Council: Finishing What Michelle Obama Started,” at the conference. (Aug. 14) 

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