- At a Board of Regents meeting Wednesday, University of Colorado faculty representative Melinda Piket-May caught regents by surprise with her criticism of the Boulder campus' 87% acceptance rate and claim that student quality is declining.
- Some regents felt that the claims made by Piket-May lacked evidence and were improperly aired in a public meeting.
- By comparison, Colardo Springs campus Chancellor Pam Shockley said the acceptance rate on that campus ranges from 60% to 67%.
From the article:
... "We're accepting almost anyone who applies," said Piket-May, a faculty council representative who gave a report to the board at its monthly meeting. Piket-May, an associate professor of electrical, computer and energy engineering on the Boulder campus, went on to say CU's admission process is not rigorous. ...