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L-R: Univ. of Oregon's Jim Rawlins, Univ. of Richmond's Stephanie Dupaul and Monica Inzer at the National Press Club
Inzer Participates in Media Roundtable

A revamped SAT, a new college-application platform, financial aid, endowment spending and issues related to recruitment and retention were among the topics addressed during a recent media roundtable attended by Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid Monica Inzer.  One of the immediate results of the session was an article that appeared on Aug. 3 on The Atlantic site titled “The Pitfalls of Free Tuition” in which Inzer was quoted extensively.  More ...

Cameron Feist '04
New York Times Features Hamilton's Admission Office

A New York Times article about a service called College Abacus that provides financial aid information for college-bound students featured Hamilton as a college willing to work with that service to ensure that accurate data would be available.  The Jan. 16 article titled “Concealing the Calculus of Higher Education” included photos of campus as well as of Director of Financial Aid Cameron Feist.  More ...

National Media Focused on College's Expanded Access in 2015

This year the national media highlighted the college’s focus on expanding access and equalizing experiences on campus in several major articles. Outlets featuring these Hamilton policies and programs included The Chronicle of Higher Education, Huffington Post and the Hechinger Report. The college also received broad national media attention most recently with the announcement of its incoming president, David Wippman, via an Associated Press news story.  More ...

Huffington Post Highlights Hamilton's Need-Blind Policy

Hamilton’s need-blind admission policy is the focus of a Dec. 18 feature story published by Huffington Post titled “How One Top College Ended a Policy that Weeded Out Poor Students.” The article detailed how Hamilton made the decision to eliminate merit scholarships and later to adopt the need-blind policy that eliminates applicants' financial need from consideration in admission decisions.  More ...

Inzer to Participate in Chronicle Webinar Tuesday

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 at 2 p.m., Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Monica Inzer will join Georgia Institute of Technology Director of Undergraduate Admission Rick Clark and former editor and current editor to The Chronicle of Higher Education Jeff Selingo in a webinar sponsored by the Chronicle titled Navigating the New Admissions Landscape. Those interested in the seminar may register here.  More ...

Admission Open House is April 20

Hamilton welcomes accepted students for its annual Admission Open house on Monday, April 20. Students accepted for the Class of 2019 along with their families will be on campus to experience “a day in the life” on the Hill.  More ...

Joan Hinde Stewart
Hechinger Report Features Interview with President Stewart

The Hechinger Report recently interviewed President Joan Stewart for a feature article focused on Hamilton’s initiatives to expand access and equalize student experience on campus.  The article appeared online on March 17 on The Hechinger Report website and the Washington Monthly magazine "College Guide" website.  More ...

Joan Hinde Stewart
President Stewart to Attend White House Summit on Thursday

Hamilton College President Joan Hinde Stewart has been invited and will attend an all-day summit on Thursday, Jan. 16, hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington.  More ...

Members of the Senior Gift Committee at the Kickoff reception.
Class of 2014 Announces Siuda House Terrace as Senior Gift

Hamilton’s Class of 2014 has voted for its Senior Gift to be funding toward a planned terrace at the Siuda House Admission Office that commemorates the Class of 2014 as the first need-blind class. The Senior Gift was announced at the Kickoff reception on Sept. 26 in the Wellin Atrium of the Taylor Science Center.  More ...

Hamilton Joins with Say Yes to Education

Say Yes to Education Inc., a national non-profit organization that helps children in urban school districts to go to and pay for college, announced that Hamilton College and 10 other private colleges and universities have joined  the organization’s higher education compact, which offers free tuition to eligible students. The announcement was made  at a media event on Capitol Hill by George Weiss, founder of Say Yes to Education, and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.  More ...

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