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Oct 18, 2018
Trump administration plans to set new time limits for student visas to reduce overstays. Advocates for international exchange see the move as one that could hurt America's ability to compete for international students.

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
October 16, 2018 - 5:02pm

tudents often choose between eating three meals a day, paying rent, and buying textbooks.

The World View
October 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

Putin has declared the goal of getting five Russian universities into the top 100 in world university rankings by 2020 one of the nation’s top priorities for research and education, an initiative known as Project 5/100.

University of Venus
October 2, 2018 - 5:47pm

What are your academic new year’s resolutions?

 

Archive

September 27, 2010
Faculty of U. of Johannesburg will vote this week on whether to sever the institution's ties to Ben-Gurion U.
September 14, 2010

PARIS -- "We must identify ways to achieve higher quality and better outcomes at a time of increased demand and declining resources."

September 1, 2010

Rather than build a branch in the Gulf, Bard College’s approach to internationalization has been to develop “deep partnerships” in countries in transition or conflict.

August 19, 2010
Offers to international students increased 3% from 2009 to 2010, while offers to applicants from the U.S. dropped 1%.
August 18, 2010
West Virginia’s universities offer a case study in internationalizing largely from scratch.
July 27, 2010

It’s not uncommon for colleges to discontinue academic programs overseas for financial reasons. But Centenary College, in New Jersey, is shutting down an M.B.A. program in Asia to contain a plagiarism epidemic. About 400 students are currently enrolled in the program at locations in Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan.

July 19, 2010

NEW YORK -- What do you do, asked a fund raiser in the audience, when a prospective donor from Asia asks how much he has to give to get an honorary degree?

From a scan of the room here at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, it appeared that some were horrified that the question was asked and others were unfazed. (Not coincidentally, the audience was a mix of those who already have ambitious fund raising goals abroad and those hoping to start them.)

July 13, 2010

In 2000, researchers began an ambitious effort to document the academic outcomes of study abroad across the 35-institution University System of Georgia. Ten years later, they’ve found that students who study abroad have improved academic performance upon returning to their home campus, higher graduation rates, and improved knowledge of cultural practices and context compared to students in control groups. They’ve also found that studying abroad helps, rather than hinders, academic performance of at-risk students.

July 9, 2010

The enrollment of foreign students in undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States has suffered as a result of the worldwide economic crisis -- but perhaps not as much as many have feared, a report from the National Science Foundation suggests.

July 7, 2010

UCLA scientist gives up his research involving animals in the face of activists' pressure on him and his family.

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