The Oberlin Review

College Projects Enrollment Rebound

Devyn Malouf

February 9, 2018

Filed under Campus News, NEWS

After a significant enrollment shortfall that led to a $5-million deficit, the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid projects that Oberlin College and Conservatory will meet its target admission rate for the class of 2022, reducing the deficit by approximately $2 million. The office examined and has been responding to trends in high school graduate demographics, prospective student feedback, and issues concerning lower retention to help recover enrollment numbers. Interim Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Manuel Carballo said 169 Early Decision-I applicants have been accepted, while Early Decision-II is expected to bring in roughly 65 new commits, and 23 students who deferred their admission la...

Activists Concerned Over Black Student Enrollment Numbers

Oliver Bok, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Members of Student Senate formed a task force in response to the efforts of student activists, who expressed concern at a recent plenary that the percentage of black students and other students of color at Oberlin is too low. According to College junior and Student Senator Nick Canavan, the new task force that Senate unanimously voted to create is currently organizing a panel discussion for next semester about increasing diversity at Oberlin. “We want to have as many different people with different types of knowledge because this is such a far reaching issue. ... Having not only student leaders for groups on campus but also having representatives [who] know how our finances work,” said Canavan. Using the U.S. Depar...

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