Food for Thought - Admissions in the New Economic Reality

Admissions officers are caught in the nexus of rising costs, increasing competition, and reduced funding. As institutions face this new economic reality, pressure to close gaps opened by funding cutbacks and compete more aggressively for full-tuition students is changing the role of the admissions officer.  How is your admissions office balancing these competing institutional priorities?
Universities Seeking Out Students of Means
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Food for Thought - Scaling back on financial aid...

Just a few years after elite universities led the way in significantly expanding financial aid, the same universities, under increasing financial pressure, are starting to scale back. How will financial aid cuts impact recruitment and enrollment at your institution?

What to Do as Colleges Cut Back on Financial Aid
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date: 2/23/11
Amid greater financial pressures, colleges are scaling back their ...