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Contemporary Topics in US Postsecondary Admissions

Academic & Research
The CEU Campus
Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The CEU Higher Education Research Group (HERG) cordially invites you to talk on

Contemporary Topics in US Postsecondary Admissions 

by Catherine Millett  

Senior Research Scientist in the Policy Evaluation and Research Center at ETS 

 August 29th (Wednesday) at 4 – 5.00 pm 

Nador 15, Room 102 (Nimetz room) 

Dr. Catherine Millett, Senior Research Scientist at Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ will provide an overview of several of the contemporary topics in US postsecondary admissions at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These include the pressure to achieve enrollment targets, paying for education, the test optional movement in admissions, and holistic file review initiatives.
Catherine Millett is a senior research scientist in the Policy Evaluation and Research Center at ETS. Her research focuses on the factors leading to postsecondary readiness, access, success and completion for first generation, low-income, and minority students at the undergraduate as well as graduate level.  She chairs the Executive Committee of the Global Access to Postsecondary (GAPS) initiative. Millett has many years of experience leading applied research projects as well as conducting policy research and program evaluations. She has been a visiting lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. On behalf of ETS, she leads the ETS and Salzburg Global Seminar partnership. She directed the “Addressing Achievement Gaps” symposium series for ETS. Her last event was “Promoting Promising Practices for Black Male Success,” a four-part series, with the Children’s Defense Fund in Washington, DC that examined the factors contributing to and inhibiting the academic achievement of Black boys and young men.