Current Trends/Future Issues Committee
The Committee on Current Trends and Future Issues (CTFI) annually reviews trends in counseling, college admission and enrollment management. The Committee makes recommendations for programs and services that educate and inform members and other publics about professional issues and trends.
Chair: David "Butch" Hamilton, St. Marys Ryken High School (MD)
Members of the Committee:
- Kelly Allwine, University of Mary Washington (VA)
- Theresa Bedoya, Maryland Institute College of Art (MD)
- Shirley Bloomquist, Educational Consultant (VA)
- Elizabeth Dugas, University of Alabama (AL)
- Gardner Humphreys, George C. Marshall High School (VA)
- Rachel Loving, Maggie Walker Governor's School (VA)
- Liz Menter, Virginia Tech (VA)
- Stefanie Niles, Hollins University (VA)
- Ann Marie Strauss, Garrison Forest School (MD)
- Ashley Woodard, Longwood University (VA)
Resources and Readings
Our committee will periodically post links to articles and resources related to college admission and/or guidance. Even if we don’t all agree with these articles, we hope they will be thought-provoking and spark a discussion among our members. Have an article you’d like to add? Email a link to email@example.com.
Fall 2014 Articles
The College Application Process
How College Applicants Can Go Beyond 'Show Don't Tell'
Too Much Demonstrated Interest
College Admission and Retention
More Pressure than Ever: The 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors
The Upside of Selling Your Soul
The Hottest Seat on Campus
Predicting Where Students Go
RuffaloCODY Announces Merger with Noel-Levitz
Goals for Enrollment and Tuition Revenue Elude Many Colleges
The Future of Testing
New ACT Will Assess Test-Takers for 'Job Readiness'
Behind the SAT: The Good and Bad of the 2016 Redesign
Can imagination be measured?
Here's Why We Don't Need Standardized Tests
The Shame of College Sports (A must read!)
The End of Amateurism Is Not the End of Competitive College Sports
Two Decades of "Paper Classes"
In College and Beyond
The 10 Most Important Business Skills in 2020 (Infographic)
Bye-Bye Birdies: Sending the Kids Away to College
31 Lessons Every College Student Should Learn
Students Studying Abroad from American Universities
CS50 Logs Record-Breaking Enrollment Numbers
Archive of Previous CTFI Articles
NACAC Current Trends and Future Issues Committee
For more information on what the national committee is doing, click HERE.
We Want to Hear from You!
Have an issue? Seeing a trend? Let us know! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.