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:
- Kyle 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.
Spring 2015 Articles
The College Application Process
Applications by the Dozen, as Anxious Seniors Hedge College Bets
Colleges that invite graded papers in lieu of essays or test scores
Little College Guidance: 500 High School Students Per Counselor
College Admissions Racket: They're Not Going to Let You In Anyway
10 Admissions Trends for 2015
Forget Harvard and Stanford. It really doesn’t matter where you go to college.
How to Survive the College Admissions Madness
The Costs of Higher Education
Colleges often give discounts to the rich. But here’s one that gave up on ‘merit aid.’
FAFSA® Completion by High School
Are Louisiana’s Higher Ed Problems Viral?
The Future of Testing
A Harder SAT: College Board release foreshadows the most challenging test to date
VCU to drop SAT requirement
4 ways getting rid of redshirting would make the NCAA better for players
In College and Beyond
Millennials' Weak Skills Threaten America's Competitiveness
5 Things College Students Need to Know About Employment Tests
Effects/Changing atmosphere on college campuses with major influx of Chinese students
Here’s What Will Truly Change Higher Education: Online Degrees That Are Seen as Official
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.