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Nov 08, 2018
American universities' ties with Saudi Arabia -- always controversial -- are coming under more scrutiny. A look at the multimillion-dollar connections between Saudi Arabia and leading American universities -- and the questions being raised about what the Saudis are getting.

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

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. 

University of Venus
November 1, 2018 - 8:07pm

My adventures in starting a writing accountability group. 

Archive

April 15, 2011
Programs that pay for study of strategic languages and regions could be cut by as much as 40 percent. Advocates fear the new budget is a "game changer" going forward to 2012.
April 13, 2011

At conference of education abroad professionals, one question was how best to use the urban centers as texts.

April 12, 2011
The rate of increase for international graduate student applications to U.S. institutions (sharply up) stays stable, but last year's gap between China and all other sending countries closes slightly.
April 6, 2011
Many international students feel at home on their college campuses, but have a low sense of belonging in the U.S. and problems making the transition to American culture, a survey finds.
March 24, 2011
Following closely watched debate, a South African university will halt work with an Israeli university with which it has cooperated for years.
March 14, 2011
Campus leaders from Abu Dhabi, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore debate whether institutions should be judged by Western or local criteria -- and whether geography defines higher education.
March 11, 2011
What will the next generation of university centers look like? Experts discuss how Qatar and the United Arab Emirates illustrate the choices before many countries.
March 10, 2011
British Council suggests new way to evaluate countries on effectiveness of their efforts to promote international education. Germany tops list and U.S. is sixth.
March 9, 2011
As country opens somewhat to American students, proponents describe unprecedented opportunities for exchange, while critics wonder ask if restrictions raise questions about academic legitimacy.
March 7, 2011

The London School of Economics and Political Science is in the midst of a major academic scandal over ties to the government of Libya, including questions about the legitimacy of a Ph.D. awarded to a son of Muammar el-Qaddafi's, connections between administrators and a foundation controlled by the Libyan dictator, and training provided by the London School of Economics to Libyan government officials.

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