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Mar 20, 2019
Arts and sciences faculty vote overwhelmingly to condemn university's response to discovery that two admissions leaders -- while students in the 1980s -- posed in front of Confederate flags.

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 28, 2017

Books on social and racial issues get spotlight among freshman reading assignments. This year, one showing up on campus lists focuses on low-income and rural white people, J. D. Vance’s 2016 sociopolitical breakout, Hillbilly Elegy.

June 14, 2017

New York’s much-debated free public college tuition program received 21,000 applications in five days, a quick start even as many colleges project few students will receive aid from the effort.

June 13, 2017

Move is part of a goal to significantly raise graduation rates.

June 2, 2017

University of California plan forges connections between students and professors who were the first in their families to attend a four-year institution.

May 16, 2017

John M. Burdick provides an insider’s view as to why he thinks the New York State Excelsior Scholarship isn’t actually giving students free college.

May 12, 2017

Twenty-one scholars publish call to reject popular measures and ordinal rankings -- and to replace them with more meaningful tools for comparisons.

May 11, 2017

University of Maine sleds uphill by trying to draw students from faraway California and Illinois with program matching in-state flagship rates of other states, but sees yet more gains from New England.

May 10, 2017

More than 100 elite private high schools aim to replace traditional transcripts with competency-based, nonstandardized documents -- with no grades. They plan to expand to public high schools, with goal of completely changing how students are evaluated.

May 1, 2017

New research suggests limited role for gender in predicting whether new Ph.D.s will get tenure-track jobs, but notable differences on pay and other issues, favoring men.

April 28, 2017

Net tuition revenue per full-time equivalent student decreased after unrestricted tuition discount rates hit 28.7 percent.

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