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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

August 21, 2017

New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

August 18, 2017

Elite colleges need to change policies to recruit, admit and graduate talented low-income students, report says. It calls out some by name.

August 15, 2017

Sociologists talk about teaching in the political now, with an emphasis on critical media literacy, ground rules for a discussion and an understanding that students see sociology classrooms as somewhere to try to make sense of current events.

August 15, 2017

New survey shows a partisan divide over higher ed aspirations for children -- that narrows when Republicans and Democrats are given more information. And study finds skepticism of affirmative action.

August 8, 2017

Author of a scientific paper fought for years to find a journal to accept his work, which has an acknowledgments section that includes a tribute to a colleague.

August 8, 2017

Georgetown and Northwestern announce they will accept GRE, not just LSAT. But ABA may move in ways that limit the option and that some fear would impede diversity efforts.

August 4, 2017

Michael S. Roth discusses why we must resist efforts to restrict affirmative action.

August 3, 2017

U of Texas prevailed in affirmative action case in large part because of its research. Will other colleges be able to match that analysis? And will legal and political battles change if focus is on rejected Asian-American applicants?

August 2, 2017

Trump administration plans to investigate and sue colleges and universities over admissions practices.

July 27, 2017

Many colleges favor applicants who show "demonstrated interest" -- and the way they measure it puts those without money at a disadvantage, study finds.

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