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Advocates hope pandemic shift away from requiring SAT and ACT will help diversity

Andrew Palumbo, assistant vice president for Enrollment Management  & Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid, appeared in a story in about the impact of test-optional admissions processes on creating a more diverse campus. In the story, Palumbo noted that WPI has stopped awarding financial aid based on student test scores and has withdrawn from the National Merit Scholarship program. “We redirected those dollars to go back to need-based aid,” Palumbo said. (Note: Story also appeared in PBS NewsHour.)

Pandemic Enrollment Effect a Mixed Bag for Central Mass. Colleges

Andrew Palumbo, assistant vice president for enrollment management & dean of admissions & financial aid, was quoted in The Telegram & Gazette article, “Pandemic Enrollment Effect a Mixed Bag for Central Mass. Colleges".