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Nov 05, 2018
Hoping to increase faculty diversity, UC Davis is holding eight open searches focused on candidates' contributions to diversity, instead of narrow disciplinary expertise.

Surveys

Sept. 24, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2018 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors, conducted with Gallup, examines the views of top admissions administrators on a wide range of topics. A copy of the survey can be found here.

Inside Higher Ed also conducted a survey of high school counselors with Hanover Research. A copy of that report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the surveys. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Salesforce, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and the Educational Testing Service.

Booklets

"Graduate and Professional Education: An Ever-Changing Environment" is the latest free compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.

A copy of the print-on-demand booklet can be downloaded here.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast on the themes of the compilation on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Register or find out more here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

June 1, 2005

A new study shows the extent to which undergraduates are less likely to have any single institution that is alma mater.

May 31, 2005
A "boot camp" may set a new record on how much admissions consultants are charging nervous applicants and their families.
May 31, 2005
U. of Richmond and Roosevelt U. take unusual steps -- one adopts a 27% increase, the other discounts to urge timely graduation.
May 26, 2005
The College Board, facing criticism of a popular program, wants its courses to look more like the best intro courses at colleges.
May 19, 2005
Admissions criteria may be biased against low-income students. But the potential solutions present dangers of their own, John V. Lombardi warns.
May 16, 2005
New television show features competition among bright low-income students -- and admissions officers as judges -- for a full scholarship.
May 13, 2005
Legislators pass competing proposals to revamp the law that guarantees admission to students based on high school class rank.
May 9, 2005
Case Western officials say this fall's freshman class is 61 percent larger than last fall's -- an unexpected but welcome boost to a growth plan.
May 6, 2005
Colleges and states have made it easier to transfer academic credit from one college to another, House panel is told.
May 4, 2005
The new writing tests on the SAT and ACT are educationally unsound, according to the National Council of Teachers of English.

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