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Nov 16, 2018
Faculty at Kean University's campus in China, currently employed by Kean, will soon be employed by the Chinese campus. Kean says it is retaining control over academics, but the faculty union says the change raises academic freedom concerns.

Surveys

Oct. 1, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors examined the views of enrollment officials on topics such as meddling from higher-ups, the pressure to build a class, affirmative action, debt, out-of-state recruiting, viewing applicants' disciplinary records and more.

Like Inside Higher Ed's other surveys, this study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Oct. 15, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. A copy of the webinar can be viewed here. 

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising from ELS Educational Services, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Liaison International.

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.

 

Blogs

The World View
November 13, 2018 - 12:24pm

The need to attract international students and talent is particularly pressing in Japan where the birthrate is among the lowest in the world, leading to a shrinking youth population and demographic decline. 

University of Venus
November 11, 2018 - 2:58pm

UVenus writers share their tips on their writing routines. 

The World View
November 5, 2018 - 4:10pm

We must find ways to ensure that equal respect, recognition and reward is given to excellence in teaching, research and service by institutional leaders, governments, publishers, university ranking and accreditation schemes. 

Archive

December 1, 2017

Scholars hope for more freedom in post-Robert Mugabe era. Many call for revoking Grace Mugabe’s Ph.D. as a key first step toward ending government intrusions.

November 28, 2017

American professor in Denmark says she’s being targeted by immigration officials for doing what academics do: sharing her findings with the public.

November 22, 2017

Observers expect a “market-oriented” approach, focused on the economy.

November 16, 2017

Students outside the U.S. doubt reliability of instruction in English that is not from native speakers, study finds.

November 15, 2017

A Hong Kong university is accused of underreporting enrollment numbers to boost its faculty-student ratio and ranking. The university says it is commissioning an independent audit but emphasizes that there are differences in data definitions.

November 13, 2017

Open Doors survey shows declines in new international students starting in fall 2016, after years of growth. This fall universities report an average 7 percent decline in new international students.

November 10, 2017

Black academics will outnumber white academics within a decade. But progress has been greater at historically black institutions than predominantly white ones.

November 3, 2017

U of Hamburg will now let instructors decide whether to ban full-face veils in their classes.

October 19, 2017

As people wonder how it would work, a campus run jointly by French, Swiss and German universities offers insights.

October 9, 2017

Seeking to “invert the model” of U.S. universities opening campuses abroad, the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University will open degree-granting academic center near Seattle.

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