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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

November 2, 2005
Everyone agrees that college admissions is becoming an electronic process, but is that a good thing?
October 31, 2005
At College Board annual meeting, educators seek ways to reach new groups of potential students -- and realize it's not easy.
October 26, 2005
Applications are up and enrollments are setting records, but not for black students.
October 17, 2005

Blue Mountain College announced last week that it would admit men to all of its programs, starting in January.

The Mississippi college was founded in 1873 as a women's institution, but since 1956, it has admitted men as students if they are preparing for the ministry or are enrolled in non-degree programs. Blue Mountain is run by the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

October 10, 2005
Study of high school seniors shows they have high aspirations -- but not the math skills to match.  
October 10, 2005
Following a large drop in admitting black freshmen, U. of Kentucky changes its admissions procedures to emphasize diversity.
October 4, 2005
U.S. Supreme Court declines to consider challenge to admissions policy at the university's law school, 8 years after it was filed.
September 30, 2005
Study also finds slight increases in share of degrees going to women and minority students.
September 28, 2005
U. of Alabama unveiled two new networking Web sites -- and one is for parents.
September 27, 2005
Institutional culture and presidential leadership matter more than specific programs and policies, study finds.

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