A Response to Charles Murray on Narrowing the Class Divide

From The Century Foundation

By Richard Kahlenberg

Charles Murray, the author of the much-discussed book, Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960–2010, (and, years ago, the widely ...

Narrowing the New Class Divide

From The New York Times

By Charles Murray

There’s been a lot of commentary from all sides about my recently published book, “Coming Apart,” which deals with the divergence between the ...

Admissions 101: Do you prefer college acceptances and rejections be done by Web site or envelope?

From The Washington Post

By Jay Matthews

At the end of this month, college acceptance and rejection notices go out. I visited Wake Forest University last week and discovered, to my shock, that ...

Faculty Role in Admissions

From Inside Higher Ed

By Joseph Soares

Following my presentation last year at “The Case for Change in College Admissions” conference at the University of Southern California, a dean from one ...


On April 15 and 16, 2009, Wake Forest University hosted top admissions officers and leading researchers from Berkeley, Duke, Harvard, Ohio State, Princeton, Texas, Virginia, Yale and other universities along with the director of data research for U.S. News & World Report for the Rethinking Admissions conference.