Universities Must Reckon with Their Pasts

Just a few days ago, we at Ivy Coach saluted Princeton University’s Board of Trustees for alas deciding to cease honoring the legacy of Woodrow Wilson. Wilson, a former Princeton and U.S. president, was the namesake of Princeton’s school of public policy and one of its six residential colleges. But … 

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A Call for Harvard to Reckon with Its Anti-Semitic History

A. Lawrence Lowell is a name that has popped up from time to time on the pages of our college admissions blog. For those unfamiliar with A. Lawrence Lowell, he was the president of Harvard University from 1909-1933. He also happened to be a notorious anti-Semite who used quotas to … 

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