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Aug 14, 2018
Experts say pressure to succeed in big-time football is behind reports of thrown weights, repeated verbal abuse and more at Maryland. Did it take a student's death to capture attention?

Surveys

Sept. 13, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors explores the views of these officials on a wide range of timely issues.

Download a full survey report here.

The survey, conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup, is the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series of surveys of key higher ed professionals.

On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar, Intersect by Hobsons, Liaison, Blackboard Student Lifecyle Services and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

New Strategies to Navigate International Enrollments” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

On Thursday, May 10, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of the TOEFL® program at ETS.

 

Archive

March 8, 2006
The application process is becoming a requirement for high school graduation in some Texas districts, with encouraging results. 
March 6, 2006
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and 8 colleges unveil plan to assist low-income students at 2-year institutions.
February 24, 2006
From Amherst to Pomona, liberal arts colleges are increasing enrollments -- and trying to keep a small college environment.
February 24, 2006
Harvard’s increased aid and outreach to low-income students has played key role in increasing their enrollment, report says.
February 23, 2006
States have made some progress on aligning standards and requirements, but have far to go, report says.
February 16, 2006
NCAA considers a crackdown on high school diploma mills that help athletes get eligible.
February 10, 2006

Diploma mill operators often manage to stay one step ahead of the law, changing their location or how they operate whenever state or other authorities zero in for a crackdown. And the laws and other tools available to regulators, higher education officials, students and others to stop degree mill operators are few and flimsy. So occasionally they turn to alternative tactics to fight the degree mills and other companies that help them do business.

February 8, 2006
Many more students are enrolling in AP courses, but enrollments don't always translate into good scores.
February 7, 2006
Administration again goes after programs preparing low-income students for college -- leaving educators puzzled and angry.
February 7, 2006
Admissions officers, wary of those who pay for help on applications, consider new strategies.

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