The Mac Weekly

Graphic by Katherine Irving ’22.

Admissions rate drops

April 18, 2019

MCSG Overseer: Wheaton discusses budget, 2023 admissions

Margaret Moran

February 14, 2019

This week’s MCSG meeting began with a presentation from Vice President of Administration and Finance David Wheaton. Wheaton discussed the college’s projected budget and expenditures for next year, along with admissions pr...

Going test-optional: we are lagging behind

November 4, 2016

As of October 2016, just over 50% of US News’ top 100 liberal arts colleges do not require standardized test scores. Our peer institutions such as Middlebury, Bowdoin, Colorado College, Bates, Trinity, Whitman and Gustavus Ad...

Macalester partners with QuestBridge to improve college access

November 4, 2016

Starting in the 2017–2018 school year, Macalester will join its Minnesota peer Carleton and 36 other colleges and universities around the country as a partner with the QuestBridge program. This decision, recently solidified du...

Macalester’s longtime Director of International Admissions Steve Colee passes away suddenly

November 4, 2016

Macalester’s longtime Director of International Admissions Steve Colee passed away unexpectedly while on a recruiting trip in China on Wednesday, October 26. President Brian Rosenberg announced the news to the school community...

David Wheaton talks next year’s budget, financial state of Mac

M.L. Kenney

April 29, 2016

Following a presentation of the 2016-17 budget to MCSG on Tuesday, April 19, The Mac Weekly met with David Wheaton, Vice President for Administration and Finance, on Wednesday, April 27 to discuss pressures on higher-ed insti...

Admissions trends for 2015-16 show decrease in applicants, class size

April 3, 2015

Macalester sent out decision letters to its newest round of applicants, the incoming class of 2019, on Monday, March 16. This is the first year in which Macalester’s admissions decisions have been available online as well as...

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