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At the 2019 National Conference meeting in Louisville, the Assembly voted to remove three provisions from the association’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practice (CEPP) that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) believes inhibit, to some extent, competition among colleges for students.

The Wall Street Journal - College Admissions Group Votes to Allow More Aggressive Student Recruiting

The Chronicle of Higher Education - ‘Welcome to the Wild West’: The Competition for College Applicants Just Intensified

Education Dive - Colleges just got a lot more leeway to recruit students

Inside Higher Ed - NACAC Agrees to Change Its Code of Ethics

During the 2019 National Conference, a panel of nine NACAC members explored the long-term implications for the admission profession and responded to some of the big questions raised in the wake of the Varsity Blues bribery scandal.  

The Chronicle of Higher Education – 5 Questions to Consider in the Wake of the Admissions Scandal

Inside Higher Ed – Self-Reflecting After Varsity Blues

Other coverage:

WTOP – WTOP explores six college admission myths, citing NACAC research. (Sept. 10)

WTOP –NACAC research is used to explore the benefits and challenges of applying early decision and early action. (Sept. 11)

Benzinga - Ken Redd, a NACAC Board Director, is quoted in this piece on a college’s “sticker price” as a barrier to college access. (Sept. 19)

NBC 9 Denver - The Denver National College Fair was featured on the local news. (Sept. 23)

CNBC – The State of College Admission report is mentioned in this piece on the growing number of college applications. (Sept. 28)

The Batavian -   Counselor Rob Kaercher was honored with NACAC’s Rising Star Award during the national conference and his local newspaper covered it. (Sept. 30)

Public Radio International - NACAC member Alyson Tom discussed the recent court ruling on Harvard's race-conscious admission practices. (Oct. 2)

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