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Topic: recruitment

The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented in-person athletics recruiting, challenging coaches to attract prospective student-athletes in new ways.

Sports

Athletics department shifts recruitment to a virtual setting due to COVID-19

March 9, 2021 1 comment

 The University’s sports teams are facing unprecedented challenges in recruiting in light of the NCAA’s decision to limit in-person contact between coaches and prospective athletes. 

Once she begins her tenure on College Hill this spring, Calhoun’s first priority as vice president of athletics will be strengthening programs’ recruiting power.

News, Sports

M. Grace Calhoun ’92 named vice president of athletics

March 5, 2021 5 comments

M. Grace Calhoun ’92 was named a new vice president of athletics and recreation March 5 according to an email to the Brown community from President Christina Paxson ’P19. The decision comes a month after former Athletics Director Jack Hayes’ departed his post Feb. 5, ending a national search for […]

Source: Megan Fox, Assistant Director for Greek and Program House Engagement

News, University News

Sororities welcome 61 new members following first ever virtual recruitment

February 23, 2021 0 comments

Sixty-one undergraduate students accepted bids into three of the University’s four nationally recognized sororities following four days of virtual recruitment from Feb. 11-14, according to Megan Fox, assistant director for Greek and program house engagement.

164 students accept bids to Brown sororities

News, University News

164 students accept bids to Brown sororities

February 7, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Following three intense rounds of recruitment, 164 undergraduate students accepted bids into one of the University’s four nationally recognized sororities Monday.

Hall ’20, Winsor ’22: Ban oil money, recruiters from campus

Op-eds, Opinions

Hall ’20, Winsor ’22: Ban oil money, recruiters from campus

November 19, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Last month, a representative from ExxonMobil arrived on campus to recruit Brown geology students. One of us, Galen Winsor, went to listen and ask questions.

NACAC removed three provisions from its Code of Ethics and Professional Practices in response to mounting pressure from the Department of Justice. The University is reviewing its early decision policies but does not expect to alter its current recruitment practices.

News, University News

NACAC loosens college recruitment policies

October 29, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The National Association for College Admission Counseling recently loosened restrictions on how colleges can recruit prospective students in response to mounting pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Aman ’20: End athletic recruitment and legacy admission

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: End athletic recruitment and legacy admission

October 18, 2019 1 comment

On Oct. 1, a federal court upheld Harvard’s race conscious admission practice. During the case, Harvard was forced to publish admission data from 2009 to 2014, offering an unprecedented inside look at the college admission process at an elite American university.

From 2015-2018, the percentage of University graduates in consulting jobs has increased from 10 percent to 12 percent, according to CareerLab data.

News, University News

Consulting season in full swing at University

September 18, 2019 1 comment

Over 200 students crammed themselves into a lecture hall Monday night, many dressed in business casual, with stragglers forced to sit in aisles or squat near doorways. As one student’s Google Doc read, this was the “Bain Case Interview Workshop,” and most in the room were focused on a mock-interview prompt…

Sorority recruitment numbers hit five-year high

News, University News

Sorority recruitment numbers hit five-year high

February 11, 2019 Comments are Disabled

After four days of sorority recruitment last week, 164 students joined the University’s four sorority houses, according to Assistant Director for Greek and Program House Engagement Megan Fox. Participation in recruitment hit a five-year high with 252 students attending the first round.

With industry competition pushing the recruiting schedule earlier each year, students have scrambled to complete applications, travel for interviews and keep up with school work. CareerLAB has instituted guidelines for employers in an attempt to lessen the burden on students.

University News

Fall recruitment comes to campus

October 13, 2016 Comments are Disabled

While the trees may be just starting to change color, fall recruiting is already well underway for many students, especially juniors and seniors.