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Dec 07, 2018
Country plans shift away from evaluating faculty members only on research metrics. Move would also make it possible to be hired on the basis of teaching.
Dec 12, 2018
An international conference on elearning raises familiar issues and asks familiar questions.

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 26, 2018 - 1:31pm

New cadres are needed to run the economy and society, both of which are in acute need of modernization, but without new kinds of schools and universities this task will prove impossible. 

The World View
November 19, 2018 - 11:00am

University autonomy and academic freedom are essential if universities are to fulfill their social mission which is why public authorities must guarantee and promote respect for these prerogatives.

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. 

Archive

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.

February 7, 2011
American U. in Cairo Press has its headquarters -- overlooking square filled with protesters -- ransacked by police.
February 4, 2011
Educators involved in study abroad expect interest in the Middle East to grow, but many colleges are looking for alternatives to programs they had in Cairo.
January 31, 2011
American colleges scramble to evacuate students.
January 28, 2011
As some American colleges rethink how their programs should encourage students to gain international perspectives, a Chinese university embraces liberal education.
January 17, 2011
President lifts Bush regulations that have decimated American colleges' academic programs in the country.
December 15, 2010

U.S. agency suspends all federally funded human-subjects research at West Virginia's Bluefield State College after long list of alleged violations.

December 7, 2010
In podcast interview, rector of European Humanities University discusses an institution banned from the country it was created to help.
November 30, 2010

Australian universities, noted for their success in attracting large numbers of international students, are bracing for significant declines.

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